Location: Bayport, , United States
The father of Frank and Joe Hardy.
According to Casefile #6, Fenton was in the Army during a war that took place in Southeast Asia. According to Agent Starkey, he had been recruited by Hugh Hunt to work for Military Intelligence.
He is a retired NYPD Detective Lieutenant of the 71st Precinct, and currently a famous, top private investigator that runs his own PI business. He joined the NYPD 25 years before the events of Casefile #5. He left the force 10 years later when the boys were still toddlers.
Frank and Joe are permitted to charge airline tickets to their fathers business if the flight is critical to an investigation.
An old buddy from the Army is a school superintendent in Deep River, Montana.CF9
Gave a seminar in Washington, D.C. on the latest security methods.CF10
When it comes to detective work, Fenton usually treats his sons as equals by staying out of the way and merely offering help when asked.CF15
Fenton and his wife own a car.CF18
Fenton has a family lawyer. CF20
Fenton Hardy was a former New York City detective.CF20
Fenton Hardy had quit his NYC detective job to handle private cases that intrigued him.CF21
Presumably enjoys fishing as he and his wife were fishing in Canada at the beginning of Casefile #22: Double Exposure.CF22
Fenton has an old friend by the name of John Berrill. CF23