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Cryptonym: AMLUFF-1

Definition:
Unknown identity. AMLUFF-1 was handwritten at the bottom of a page in a file of Augustin Guitart, who was a physics professor at Xavier University, in New Orleans, in 1963 - Sylvia Odio's uncle and present at Oswald's court hearing in New Orleans. He may have also been Alfred Moran, used by the CIA as a spotter in other situations.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
According to another CIA document "AMLUFF-1 was a spotter in the New Orleans community." See the 7/10/63 memo below that has a handwritten notation to AMLUFF-1 at the bottom of it.
Sources:

104-10308-10000: NOTE: AMLUFF-1 WAS A SPOTTER IN THE NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY

Undated CIA document: "AMLUFF: 6 files 67-809/82. (Written notation may say "Beliker"). AMLUFF-1 was a spotter in the New Orleans community. No information in the files on GPIDEAL (President Kennedy) or Castro." The file number indicates that these 6 files were created in 1967 - and may have been related to LIFEAT in some way - see this 67-809/78 LIFEAT file at 104-10414-10079 and 104-10414-10080.

180-10143-10458:

Undated HSCA document from CIA: Titled: "AUGUSTIN GUITART CAMPIZANO: 201-727418: Synopsis: Guitart was approached in spring 1963 for possible use as a cut-out for contact with Rene Guitart Rodriguez, his uncle, who was still residing in Cuba. File notes that Guitart has long been involved in revolutionary activities and is a close friend of Tony Varona and Carlos Prio because of their activities against the Machado government. Most of the contact with Guitart appears to have taken place during the summer of 1963 when the CIA attempted to have Guitart contact Rene Guitart and others in Cuba. Also notes that Guitart's wife related to Amador Odio, sentenced to 30 years imprisonment. At the time of contact, Guitart had been professor at Xavier University, New Orleans for several years. - Dispatch 1/10/72: UFAA-3736: Indicates Augustin Guitart related to Dario Guitart Manday, who resides in Cuba. - Bio info for INS 6/14/68 - Application for permanent residence. Indicates 3/62 - 9/62 - professor at Loyola University. 9/62 - present - professor at Xavier University. 9/62 - 8/64 resides at 4009 Elba St. New Orleans. DPOB: 4/25/10 Cardenas, Cuba. Alien reg #: A 12884999. Wife: Helen Toro y Abril. - Cancellation of CI/OA for failure to submit PRQ II 1/13/64. - CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN 'CARL TEELS' AND AUGUSTIN GUITART: Last correspondence appears to have been on Nov. 8, 1963. Contact with Guitart started 6/12/63. All correspondence relates to Guitart's attempts to set up contact with Rene Guitart in Cuba using special chemical paper. - Contact Report 6/22/63: Report of contact between Gerald R. Lapsley as 'Carl Teels' and Guitart. Guitart described as energetic; active in anti-Batista and anti-Castro activities. Will set up contact with Rene Guitart, representative of Pillsbury Flour of Canada." (CONTINUED BELOW).

180-10143-10458:

1962-1963: See 1/28/63 - Letter to Carl Teels from 'G': RE: contact with Guitart, recommendation of Guitart as possible recruit. Indicates Guitarts' wife is sister or very close friend of Sara del Toro. Sara and her husband Amador Odio are in prison in Cuba now - both were close to the Castro family in 1959 and 1960. In late 60 or 61 they were accused of conspiring against the government. Amador sentenced to 30 years, Sara to 6 years. They have 9 children, all believed to be in the U.S. - Request for green list name check 1/18/63: Indicates Guitart is doctor of science. Formerly prof. at University of Havana, then with Minister of Education. Professor of physics. FILE C-727418: CI/OA: Re: cancellation of POA: - 1/18/63: POA approval. - PRQ Part I: Indicates Dr. science and physics; imprisoned at Isle of Pines during Machado's term. Arrived in U.S. in Feb 1962 thru Opa Locka where debriefed by OO/C."

104-10518-10306: MEMO NO.8: GARRISON AND THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION

1962-1968: Alfred Moran (201-776772) had served as a spotter for the CIA in Miami in 1962, and had his first official interview with the Domestic Contact Service of the CIA in New Orleans on 12/21/62, with fifteen more official contacts since that date. He had agreed to assist the New Orleans office in "cover matters". At page 3 - also a DDP contact from 12/27/62 to 1968. At 104-10105-10188, see another version of this memo - curiously, this memo is entitled "Memo No. 8" while the previous memo is entitled by the analyst as "Memo No. 3" - it appears that "No. 8" is the correct reading for both documents. Also see 1993.08.10.17:06:29:590015 - page 4 - Moran was a board member of the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, where Clay Shaw was the managing director. Also see 1993.08.13.18:07:26:900059 - page 16 - Moran was one of the members of the missile defense advocacy group "Citizens Committee for Peace with Security", with future CIA chief William Casey as the head and leading members Leo Cherne and Clare Boothe Luce. (January 1968 memo).

104-10104-10271: ASSESSMENT OF ACE MARINE SURVEY, INC. AND CERES ENTERPRISES, INC

From 1962 on - Alfred Moran was the president of a CIA proprietary (owned by JMWAVE) known as Ace Cartography Company - its name was changed in 1966 to Ace Marine Survey, Inc.

180-10143-10458

Spring-Summer 1963: "Guitart was approached in Spring 1963 for possible use as a cut-out for contact with Rene Guitart Rodriguez, his uncle, who was still residing in Cuba. File notes that Guitart has long been active in revolutionary activities and is a close friend of Tony Varona and Carlos Prio because of their activities against the Machado government. Most of the contact with Guitart appears to have taken place during the summer of 1963 when the CIA attempted to have Guitart contact Rene Guitart and others in Cuba. Also note that Guitart's wife related to Amador Odio sentenced to 30 years imprisonment..."

104-10172-10106: GUITART, COMPIZANO AUGUSTIN.

07/10/63: Report from L-81: "3 - Last Saturday I took some children to Spanish classes which Mrs. Reinaldo More and (REDACTION) hold once a week. I met (REDACTION) L-49 there. Guitart did not look very friendly, in the beginning. I presume that some comments I made about political groups in New Orleans got to his ears and he did not think much of them. A few days before May 20 I was visiting at the ledos. A man called Jose Enrique Puente was there also. We were commenting about the fact that all of a sudden four or five guys who had been named New Orleans delegates by some Miami groups were trying to gain strength. (REDACTION) was one of these men (he is supposed to be a close friend of Manuel Antonio de Varona and represent Varona's group here). I made the comment that if they were seriously considering forming groups here we could and should use Cruzada (the local exile publication) to stop them. Well, I don't think this is very important anyway. It is possible that Guitart might have not been feeling well Saturday morning, and the rest is all my imagination." Handwritten note at bottom of page: "AMLUFF-1."

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August 1963: "...one point that emerges from his time in New Orleans and his engagement with the DRE is that Lee Oswald was not an unknown. He had appeared in press releases issued by half a dozen of the major exile groups, and had been a topic of extensive discussion and interest in that community during August of 1963 – so much so that even in Dallas his name and activities had been communicated to individuals with ties to New Orleans. Sylvia Odio remarked that her uncle in New Orleans (Augustine Guitart) had discussed Oswald and his highly visible efforts in support of the Castro regime with her. Guitart himself had personally attended, along with Bringuier, the court hearing in which Oswald faced charges related to a confrontation with DRE members during leafletting for the FPCC."

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