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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.

104-10436-10014: CONTACT REPORT: A MEETING WAS HELD IN THE LIBRARY OF THE KNICKERBOCKER

5/15/63 Contact Report by Chief, DO/COEO C. Frank Stone re George de Mohrenschildt: "I told WUBRINY-1 that we had completed rather exhaustive traces on (de Mohrenschildt) and had obtained a large amount of derogatory information...he had written to the State Department regarding the manuscript of his trip through Mexico with the strong implication that this manuscript would be sent to Russia and that it contained derogatory information regarding the USA. In the letter he had offered to edit out objectionable parts, but WUBRINY-1 was quick to pick up the fact that he probably would like to sell the manuscript as a form of blackmail or obtain other concessions for the editing job." (at p. 7): A 5/9/63 memo to Stone by Anna Panor describes George's brother: "Dimitri von Mohrenschildt, born 11 April 1902 in St. Petersburg, USSR, (is) an editor, an educator, a lecturer, and an author in Russian history and Slavic culture, and one who holds doctorate degrees from Yale and Columbia Universities."

https://hybridrogue1.wordpress.com/2016/06/03/jfk-incedentals/

Devine’s fraternity housemate at M.I.T., Garry Coit. was interviewed by the HSCA, but only because he was Priscilla Johnson’s CIA handler who met with her for two long session in late January, 1964, but did not discuss the Kennedy Assassination with her...Coit’s second wife and widow, Barbara was also CIA, and some of Devine and Coit’s surviving fraternity roommates from 1944 to 48 still find time to visit with Barbara Coit. Spring 2009 – Beaver Sig – Sigma Chi Fraternity – MIT http://sigmachi.mit.edu/docs/beaver_sigs/BeaverSig-spring2009.pdf‎ This being the first issue of The Beaver Sig ….. we visited Barbara Coit, the recent widow of another Alpha Theta Sig,. Garry Coit Beaver Sig Vol. 1946, No. 1 – Sigma Chi Fraternity – MIT http://sigmachi.mit.edu/docs/beaver_sigs/1946_bsig_vol1946_no1.pdf‎ school; Brother Coit enlisted in the Naval Radio Training Pro- gram. Fall Term, 1944. Shortly after the inception of the fall term of 1944, Brothers. Devine and…. Students Don Ear Muffs to Shut Out Band Music ‎Daily Boston Globe – Aug 14, 1947 Students Don Ear Muffs to Shut Out Band Music MIT students who … one of 16 Tech students livings in the adjoining Sigma Chi fraternity house said the use of … and shut windows so he could study or sleep Other student(s) were Thomas Devine...

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