Hoover, at his death, left Tolson most of his estate. Their relationship, by all appearances, was stable, discreet and long-lasting. But what they did physically behind closed doors, if anything, they kept between them.
Photos like these from the 1930s of Hoover and Tolson together, however, tell a story:
|Hoover and Tolson are in the middle, wearing matching suits.|
|Hoover and Tolson attending a prize fight in New York City.|
|Again, Hoover and Tolson stand in the middle, with matching suits and spats.|
|Hoover sits at his desk, and Tolson stands directly behind him, hand on Hoover's chair.|
|Hoover and Tolson on vacation.|
|Tolson and Hoover, as played by Leonardo DiCaprio (on right) and Armie Hammer (on left).|