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Pseudonym: Kymingham, Peter

Definition:
Peter J. Kymingham was a pseudonym used by Chief of Station, Paris, John Stent. The latter was also known as "Red" Stent.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10215-10381: CABLE: AMWHIP ARRIVED PARIS 10 OCT. ONTRICH MET SHORTLY AFTER ARRIVAL

10/11/63, Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMLASH AMWHIP MHAPRON: ..."3. Although AMLASH has not raised specific subject with Ontrich AMSPORT reported to Kymingham that AMLASH continues despite meet with senior official WASH. Prefers GPFOCUS as AMLASH understands he responsible Cuban affairs. Reason for contact is to be assured of ODYOKE (U.S. Government) moral support for any activity he undertakes Cuba. Still according AMSPORT to Kymingham AMLASH claims have necessary people and equipment inside Cuba to accomplish overthrow without ODYOKE assistance. Plan press for these details during future talks..."

104-10215-10369: CABLE: 17 OCT AMLASH/1 AND AMWHIP/1 INITIATED CONTACT WITH KYMINGHAM

10/21/63, Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMLASH: "1. 17 Oct AMLASH/1 and AMWHIP/1 initiated contact with Kyminghham (Handwritten: Red Stent). AMLASH/1 in private talk reiterated his desire talk to high level ODYOKE (U.S. Government) official. Basically he wants assurances that ODYOKE will support him if his enterprise is successful. Does not want to have to content with Batista and his followers or some of the Cuban exiles, would prefer live under AMTHUG than a return to pre-AMTHUG days. Repeated his earlier statement he will probably implement his plan regardless what ODYOKE decides. 2. 19 Oct AMWHIP contacted Kyminghham and reported essentially what AMLASH/1 said 17 Oct..."

104-10215-10229: CABLE: AMLASH ONE CONTACTED KYMINGHAM 15 NOV. REFUSED COMMO TRAINING

11/18/63, Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT YOBITE TYPIC AMLASH MHAPRON: "AMLASH-1 contacted Kymingham 15 Nov. Refused commo training. For Further details contact K home leave point. Stockwood will contact AMLASH via UNSNAFU-5 per arrangements by K."

104-10295-10154: MFR: AMWHIP/ MEETING THURSDAY, 14 NOVEMBER 1963

11/20/63, Memorandum for the record from Withheld, SAS/EOB C/O: Page 5: ..."10. At the time of A/1 departure, AMLASH said that he would contact 'Jack' (Red Stent, Paris staffer) upon his return to Paris. (This he subsequently did on the 15th of November, according to info received from Paris - somewhat belatedly)..."

104-10216-10287: CABLE RE: AMLASH/1 ARRIVED PARI 25 NOVEMBER, HAS VISITED

11/27/64, Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC YOBITE MHAPRON AMLASH AMWHIP: "1. AMLASH-1 arrived PARI 25 November. Has visited UNSNAFU-9 and UNSNAFU-19 and seen UNSNAFU-5. No indication yet length of stay. 2. UNSNAFU-9 states AMLASH-1 seems discouraged and 'unhappy' with attitude U.S. which apparently in conflict with his, regarding steps take with AMTHUG. AMLASH-1 asked UNSNAFU-5 if Kymingham still PARI. Told no, he asked if Stockwood here. UNSNAFU-5 stated he thought so. AMLASH-1 did not however request meeting. 3. UNSNAFU-9 and AMLASH-1 tried unsuccessfully evening 25 November telephone AMWHIP-1 in Switzerland. *According UNSNAFU-9 AMLASH-1 due arrive afternoon 25 Nov."

104-10216-10245: CABLE RE: REF PARA 4 REF HAVE NOT HAD TIME MAKE THOROUGH REVIEW FILE FOR COMPLETE ANALYSIS

12/21/64, Cable from Withheld to Director: Slugline RYBAT KEYWAY UNSNAFU: "1. Re para 4 ref, have not had time make thorough review file for complete analysis UNSNAFU/5 knowledgeability but following is basic count of cases he knows:...G. Knows Gloaden, Kymingham, Growery and possibly other CO's in true name. General KUBARK (CIA) EEI's for Cuba..."

104-10295-10005: EXCERPT FROM DISPATCH: AMLASH/1

08/16/, Excerpt from Dispatch # OFPA-67506: FROM: COS, Paris. TO: Chief, WE. INFO: COS, Spain: SUBJECT: KEYWAY/PBRUMEN/OPERATIONAL - AMLASH/1: "The surveillance noted on 16 August was in fact performed by the Prefecture de Police. As determined by Peter J. Kymingham."

104-10103-10187: BIOGRAPHIC DATA ON CUBELA

04/13/66, CIA document: Page 3: ..."6. From Porto Alegre, Cubela went to Paris on 14 September 1963 where he met with Tepedino, 'Nicolas Sanson,' Jack 'Red' Stent, Richard Long. Cubela was attending the Alliance Francaise in Paris at the time...Cubela went on vacation and on his return on 29 October 1963, it was arranged for Desmond FitzGerald, under the name 'James Clark', to meet Cubela at Stent's home that day as an emissary of the policy level of the Government..."

104-10057-10270: IG REPORT ON PLOTS TO ASSASSINATE FIDEL CASTRO. - INSPECTOR GENERAL'S REPORT

04/25/67, Inspector General's Report: Page 87: ..."3 October 1963: Nestor Sanchez arrived in Paris for meetings with Cubela. (The record does not reveal why Sanchez went to Paris in the face of Cubela's stated wish not to see him. The letter may have been written during a spell of temporary depression. Station officers were already in contact with Cubela when Sanchez arrived). Also participating in the meetings were John (Red) Stent and Richard Long. At the time of these meetings it was discovered that the French were unilaterally keeping Cubela under surveillance. CIA informed the French that our contacts with Cubela were for the purpose of defecting him..." - - Page 88: ..."17 October 1963: Red Stent cabled the results of a meeting with Cubela and Tepedino. Cubela, in a private conversation with Stent, reiterated his desire to speak with a high-level U.S. Government official. Stent said that basically Cubela wanted assurances that the U.S. Government would support him if his enterprise were successful..."

104-10182-10072: CIA FILE ON WERBELL, MITCHELL LIVINGSTON III.

05/31/74, Memorandum for the record from Withheld, DC/WH/7: Subject: Agency's Retiree Involvement with Abaco Independence Group: "1. Through the intermediary of (REDACTION) DC/EA, and retired staffer Jack 'Red' Stent, I was put in touch on 22 May 1974 with John Muldoon, another retired staffer who is now nominal vice-president of a Washington-based firm called 'Security Consultants International.' Muldoon made the contact with me apparently on the advice of Bob Brown and Red Stent whose counsel he sought in an effort to protect himself from the possible implications of his involvement with a group promoting the independnece of the Bahamian Commonwealth island of Abaco. We met at 1100 hours at 'Tony's' on L street and 18th N.W. in downtown Washington. Red Stent was there to introduce me to Muldoon but he did not participate in the discussion..." - - Page 4: ..."6. To cap off the story, Red Stent invited us to lunch at the Class Reunion on Eye Street and 18th. When Muldoon and I arrived to meet Stent we found him ensconced at a corner table with three other people. Red rushed over to inform us that he would be introducing me as a colleague of his from AEROJET. He then presented me to Werbell, Werbell's date Patricia Botond and Cecil Brownlow of 'Aviation Weekly'...Miss Botond, as it turned out was reared in Shanghai, China, at the same time as Stent. Red had attended school with her brother - the German School in Shanghai...Brownlow had helped Red obtain aerial photos of the ChiCom consulate compound in Geneva in the early 1960's when Red was stationed in Paris. When Werbell had wearied of the reminiscences of Stent and Botond and had managed to hustle his prey off to a private table, Stent revealed to Brownlow that I was not AEROJET but CIA..."

178-10002-10265: PERSONS...WHO MIGHT BE INTERVIEWED RE CASTRO ASSASSINATION PLANS

05/15/75, Memorandum to file from Mason Cargill: Page 3: ..."21. Red Stent. According to the report, page 88, he was another CIA officer who had met with Cubela and (REDACTION)..."

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