Starling of the White House Author:Thomas Sugrue, Col Edmund W. Starling "Starling of the White House" the story of the man whose Secret Service detail guarded five presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt, as told to Thomas Sugrue by Colonel Edmund W Starling. This was put out by the Peoples Book Club and has no publication date.
Colonel Starling joined the White House Secret Service detail during Woodrow Wilson's first term and remained through Franklin D. Roosevelt's third. His record as personal bodyguard to Wilson won hi the position as head of the Detail, and in that capacity, he found himself in daily contact with five successive presidents....Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and Roosevelt.
To serve so closely with five such different ment required human understanding as well as professional skill. No harm ever came to any President under Colonel Starling's charge. More remarkable still, Colonel Starling won the friendship and respect of all of them. This is his story.