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Pseudonym: Bynam, Oliver

Definition:
Unknown identity. A document in July of 1957 on Harold R. Noemayr (Ross Crozier) mentioned that he had been in social contact with Oliver R. Bynam, C/WH/3/Mexico.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
Three dispatches in June and July, 1959, were signed by Bynam, either as Chief of Station (COS), La Paz, or someone working under the COS. The dispatch on June 16, 1959, stated that Bynam was the case officer of KIAMBROSIA-29 (Lydia Duran).
Sources:

http://documents.theblackvault.com/documents/jfk/NARA-Oct2017/2018/104-10112-10462.pdf

07/03/57: PRQ Part II - Operational Information: ..."2. Pseudonym: Harold R. Noemayr (Ross Crozier). Section 1: Contact and Development: Noemayr was first recruited in Panama as HYDROPATHETIC in November 1948 and transferred to Costa Rica in approved (REDACTION) Project. Subsequently has served under the BIRADIAL Project, AMPHODARCH and finally in LIEDGE...Section III: Cover: 1. Cover used by Subject and Case Officer in their meetings: Social: Subject is now in direct contact with Oliver R. Bynam, C/WH/3/Mexico..."

http://documents.theblackvault.com/documents/jfk/NARA-Oct2017/2018/104-10073-10073.pdf

06/05/59: Dispatch from COS, La Paz to Chief, WHD: Subject: Operational/Unintelligible PRQ Part I for (REDACTION): "Enclosed are four copies of PRQ Part 1 biographic data on Subject. Oliver R. Bynam by (Unintelligible)."

http://documents.theblackvault.com/documents/jfk/NARA-Oct2017/2018/104-10073-10083.pdf

06/16/59: Dispatch from COS, La Paz to Chief, WHD: Subject: Operational/KUTUBE PRQ Part II for KIAMBROSIA-29: "Enclosed are four copies of PRQ Part II information on KIAMBROSIA-29. It is requested that a Provisional Operational Approval be issued for her by 15 July, to be followed by full Operational Approval as soon as possible. Oliver R. Bynam." - - - Page 8: "...Oliver R. Bynam. Case Officer."

http://documents.theblackvault.com/documents/jfk/NARA-Oct2017/2018/104-10073-10092.pdf

07/24/59: Dispatch from COS, La Paz to Chief, WHD: Subject: Operational/KUTUBE PRQ Part I for (REDACTION): "It has come to the attention of the Station that names asterisked in Attachment to Reference were not asterisked correctly. The following names are listed as they should have appeared: Item 1: (REDACTION). Item 13: (REDACTION). Item 14: (REDACTION). Item 15: (REDACTION). Item 17: (REDACTION). (Signature) Oliver R. Bynam."

104-10215-10096: FILE ON ROSS L. CROZIER.

03/10/60: Cable from Mexico City to Director (ACTION: C/WH 2 / MR. HEYN, WH DIV NOTIFIED 2150 10 Mar 60): RE MEXI 5261 (IN 10787)** "Noemayr (Ross Crozier) and family ETA WASH 12 March via American Airlines flight 380 will call Bynam at home on arrival. No reservations necessary. 2. Assume (REDACTION) per ref request. Suggest be covered for either cable or telephone request since flight from MEXI direct to Dallas where connects 380. Question solvency may arise Dallas site of (REDACTION) company. CS Comment: *Dissemination applicable to RYBAT cables. (REDACTION)."

104-10112-10271: MEMO OF A MEETING

04/08/60: Memorandum for file from Oliver R. Bynam: Subject: Meeting with Harold R. Noemayr and Oliver R. Bynam, 7 April 1960, 1800 hours, Noemayr's apartment: "1. Bynam delivered a portable typewriter (Olivetti) to Noemayr (Ross Crozier), who signed a hand receipt for it. Some bond paper and carbons were included. 2. Noemayr was requested to complete a report on his cover, which had been asked for earlier. He said he would do this promptly now that he had the typewriter. 3. Bynam then questioned Noemayr in detail about the extent of knowledge that his relatives and those of his wife had about his work..."

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