James Bronson Reynolds
March 7, 2012
That would be Teddy Roosevelt. I was surprised to find no Wikipedia page for this fellow, as in addition to investigating corruption at hand in the white slave trade, he was called upon by the President to investigate claims made in Upton Sinclair’s ‘The Jungle’. Reynolds and Charles P. Neill made surprise inspections at meat packing plants, confirming exceedingly disgusting accusations Sinclair wrote and paving the way for the Federal Meat Inspection Act.