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Cryptonym: WUBRINY-1

Definition:
Thomas Devine, former CIA staffer who then became an "oil-wildcatting associate" with George Bush at Zapata Offshore Drilling Company. Devine also became a member of the investment firm of Train, Cabot and Associates, New York.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10310-10271: MEMORANDUM:MESSRS. GEORGE BUSH AND THOMAS J. DEVINE

1/30/68, memo by DO/CO Gale Allen: Subject granted covert security approval on 6/12/63. Personal friend and unofficial foreign policy advisor to George HW Bush. "Subject's current role in Project WUBRINY is limited to being a cleared and witting contact in the investment banking firm which houses and manages the proprietary corporation WUSALINE."

104-10310-10271 MEMORANDUM:MESSRS. GEORGE BUSH AND THOMAS J. DEVINE

1975 memo from the Chief, Cover and Commercial Staff: "Thomas J. Devine was a former CIA staffer and, later, oil-wildcatting associate with Mr. Bush. Their joint activities culminated in the establishment of Zapata Oil which they eventually sold. After the sale of Zapata Oil, Mr. Bush went into politics, and Mr. Devine became a member of the investment firm of Train, Cabot and Associates, New York."

104-10070-10076: CONTACT REPORT WUBRINY HAITIAN OPERATIONS

WUBRINY-1 reported that Clemard Charles brought George de Mohrenschildt to his WUSALINE office. deM wanted to explore Haiti's resources and start a seisal plantation, as well as a number of business interests in the country.

Contributors:
Russ Baker • David Kaiser • Bill Simpich

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