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Pseudonym: Cabot, Marvin

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Definition:
Unknown identity. Marvin A. Cabot worked on the LIMOTOR project and with the LIFIRES in 1963. Cabot was also the case officer of LITALUS-1 and 2.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
A cable on November 16, 1963, stated that Cabot and the LIFIRES carried out "protective surveillance" for AMLEO-2 and case officer. Also, a dispatch in January of 1964 stated that Cabot was on annual leave.
Sources:

104-10098-10186: LIMOTOR PROGRESS REPORT JANUARY - JULY 1963

10/30/63: Dispatch from Mexico City to Director: ..."Meetings: 2. During the period under review 32 meetings were held with Seymour D. Trinnich by Marvin A. Cabot. Two of these meetings were in Cabot's home under the cover of darkness. The remainder were at four selected meeting sites on the streets of the metropolitan area. They have code names and were chosen to allow for maximum check of possible counter-surveillance (use of one-way streets, etc). Cabot buzzes Trinnich at the predetermined site at a predetermined time and ultimately picks-up Trinnich in his QP vehicle. These meetings are then held in Cabot's car. Two emergency meeting sites have been selected but never used; one is close to Trinnich's residence, and the other close to the UNAM. 3. As can be seen from the number of meetings held in a seven month period, they were usually held once a week. Trinnich's meetings with the other LIMOTOR assets were so arranged to allow for a minimum passage of time between the field agents meetings and the meeting with Cabot. The Trinnich-Cabot meetings usually last, on the average, two hours. Specific requirements were passed and administrative matters were attended to. Usually Trinnich reviewed with Cabot each report received from the LIMOTOR agents and immediate guidance is given where possible..." Page 8: ..."Conclusions: 18. During the period under review, definite progress has been made toward the objectives as set down in paragraph 5 above. Plans call for Marvin A. Cabot to brief the Station's operational staff on LIMOTOR during one of the regular weekly operational staff meetings. Similarly, plans called for a meeting of Cabot, Trinnich, and Michnoff with Station KUCAGE (CIA Psychological and Paramilitary Operations Staff) officers..."

104-10211-10070: DISPATCH: LIMOTOR PROGRESS REPORT JANUARY - JULY 1963

10/30/63: Dispatch from Chief, WH Division to COS, Mexico City: Page 8: ..."Conclusions: 18. During the period under review, definite progress has been made toward the objectives as set down in paragraph 5 above. Plans call for Marvin A. Cabot to brief the Station's operational staff on LIMOTOR during one of the regular weekly operational staff meetings. Similarly, plans called for a meeting of Cabot, Trinnich, and Michnoff with Station KUCAGE officers. Continued effort is being made to improve the quality and scope of LIMOTOR agent reporting. And last but not least, three non-productive LIMOTOR agents were dropped. The next LIMOTOR Progress Report will demonstrate even further progress toward these modest objectives..."

104-10211-10108: DISPATCH: REQUEST FOR ASSESSMENTS LITALUS/1 AND 2

11/05/63: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to COS, Santo Domingo: ..."3. The LITALUSes asked their present case officer, Marvin A. Cabot, to pass on to Shryock their (unintelligible) personal (unintelligible)."

104-10097-10257: CABLE: CASE OFFICER AND AMLEO/2 ARRIVED

11/16/63: Cable from Mexico City from Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMLEO: "1. Case officer and AMLEO/2 arrived on schedule and registered Hilton as planned. Under protective surveillance Marvin A. Cabot and LIFIRES from airport..."

104-10414-10365: DISPATCH-OPERATION MONTHLY REPORT --1-31 DECEMBER 1963

01/16/64: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, KURIOT: Page 2: ..."5. b. During the period 2-14 December 1963, Parmuth again handled LIFIRES 4/5 while Marvin A. Cabot was on annual leave..."

104-10091-10016: DISPATCH: AQUATIC/MONTHLY OPERATIONAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD 1-31 OCTOBER 1964

11/20/64: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, KURIOT: ..."2. a. Austin P. Badger arrived for a three day visit on 18 October and was met at the airport by Hugh T. Francotte and Marvin A. Cabot. During his stay, Badger inspected the KURIOT facilities, both outside and within the Station; was briefed on Station activities; and held private discussions with various Station officers. The Mexico City Station feels that Badger's visit was most beneficial, and appreciates having had this opportunity to discuss subjects of a technical nature with Chief, KURIOT..."

104-10173-10104: CIA FILE ON LOGUINOV, VALENTIN SERGEYEVICH.

01/27/66: Memo for the record from Marvin A. Cabot: Subject: Soviet Attendance at PRI Lecture: "1. On the evening of 26 Jan 1966 the following Soviet Embassy officers were identified as attending a lecture given by Prof. Jose Vasquez Amaral on the subject of 'The Experience of a Mexican Professor in a University in the United States;' Svyatoslav Fedorovich Kuznetsov and Valentin Sergeyevich Loginov. Kuznetsov was seated on the dais behind the principal speaker. Loginov was seated in the rear portion of the audience. There were six U.S. Embassy officers present."

104-10174-10140: ( )BLANKET-FORO POLITICO PUBLICATION.

03/10/66: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, WHD: Subject: Operational LIBELER Progress Report 1 October through 31 December 1965: ..."MEETINGS: 2. During the period, twelve meetings were held between LIBELER and Marvin A. Cabot. In addition, on 9 November 1965, LIBELER and Cabot held a joint meeting with Identity 3 of Reference. These meetings continued to average one hour and were held in coffee shops and restaurants in and around Mexico City..."

104-10175-10025: LIRING-3

01/01/67: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, WH Division: Subject: Report of Station OOA and DATO Expenditures as of 1 January 1967: "Attached are subject reports on LIRANCH and LILISP/X in tabular form per reference." - - - Page 272: "LIRANCH Expenditures as of 1 January 1967: 1. DEVELOPMENTAL ACTIVITIES..DATE: 19 Dec. B. MISCELLANEOUS: 13.38. NATURE OF EXPENSE: Cabot Ops Exp. PURPOSE: Contact LICOBRA and Carver (unintelligible)...3. SHORT TERM SAFE HOUSES: 6 Dec. 160.00. Cabot Ops Exps. LIMUST S/W sent Dec..."

104-10175-10025: LIRING-3

02/14/67: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, WH Division: Subject: Report of Station OOA and DATO Expenditures as of 1 February 1967: Page 2: "LIRANCH Expenditures as of 1 February 1967: ...3. SHORT TERM SAFE HOUSES...DATE: 9 Jan. US $...217.00. NATURE OF EXPENSES: Cabot Ops Exps. PURPOSE: LIMUST-8 rent & utilities Jan..."

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