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Pseudonym: Martegani, Edgar

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Definition:
Edgar B. Martegani was a pseudonym for Norman Richard Kinsman. Kinsman was a case officer of Luis Posada (CIFENCE-4).
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
A CIA document in February of 1978 stated that Edgar B. Martegani was a pseudonym for Norman Richard Kinsman. Kinsman also used the alias of Captain David L. Harper in 1962.
Sources:

104-10178-10000: POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

11/29/71: Memo from Interrogation Research Division to WH/3: Subject: CIFENCE-4 (Luis Posada): ..."PROCEDURE: On 3 November 1971, CIFENCE/4 was given a SGSWIRL at a covert site in IDEN C. Both the English and Spanish languages were utilized in discussing the SGSWIRL and the Case Officer, Edgar B. Martegani, served as interpreter. During the SGSWIRL, the English language was used. The undersigned was introduced as (REDACTION) from WOCORK (United States - used in the 1970s). PURPOSE: The SGSWIRL was requested by Edgar B. Martegani to determine whether Subject knows if any member of IDEN D and specifically if IDEN E is aware of suspects his current JKLANCE (CIA) connections..."

104-10178-10000: POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

03/25/72: Dispatch from COS, Caracas to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: Subject: CIFENCE-4 (note: Luis Posada): Request for Operational Approval (OA): "Forwarded herewith and under separate cover are PRQ Parts I and II for CIFENCE-4 as requested in reference. Please process for full operational approval. (Signature) Edgar B. Martegani." - - - Personal Record Questionnaire: Part II - Operational Information FOR CIFENCE-4/AMCLEVE-15: ..."3. List other case officers who have handled subject or whom he knows or has known. Give names by which they have been known: Austin G. DETLOFF - Station copy of previous report not legible. Grover T. LYTHCOTT (REDACTION). Oscar C. KALBING (REDACTION). Gordon K. RIJOCK (REDACTION). Edgar B. MARTEGANI (REDACTION)." PRQ signed by Martegani (see page 148) - - - 2022 release, pages 143-144, 148: https://documents3.theblackvault.com/documents/jfkfiles/jfk2022/104-10178-10000.pdf

104-10061-10115: LIST OF NAMES RE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION INVESTIGATION.

02/15/78: CIA document: Page 10: ..."Martegani, Edgar B. - 22335 - Norman Richard Kinsman..." - - - 2022 release, page 10: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2022/104-10061-10115.pdf

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Gavin McDonald

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