Home/ Resources / Projects / CIA Pseudonyms / pseudonym: TEMSTER_JOAN

Pseudonym: Temster, Joan

Return to Main Pseudos Page

Definition:
Anne B. Crolius. Two cables on October 29, 1963, stated that Joan Temster's identity was Anne B. Crolius.
Category:
alias
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
The surname of Temster may be incorrect as the cable was somewhat blurred. Temster was a KUWOLF (Psychological and Paramilitary Staff) staff agent who was involved in the JBFERVENT programs in Latin America. The slugs BGGUNPLAY and QKFLOWAGE were also mentioned.
Sources:

104-10100-10302: STAFF AGENT TRAVELING TO EXPLORE POTENTIAL FOR CA OPERATION

10/29/63: Cable from Director to Book message (Orig: Margaret D. Wessely, CA/B3): Slugline DTDORIC JBFERVENT BGGUNPLAY: CITE DIRECTOR 78897: "1. KUWOLF (Psychological and Paramilitary Staff) staff agent Joan Temster (IDEN) traveling (unintelligible) area to explore potential for JBFERVENT programs Latin America. 2. BGGUNPLAY considering using seminar participants as nucleus planning group for proposed regional conference Latin America probably spring 64 in Brazil conference to be sponsored by BGGUNPLAY with cooperation local organizations to encourage effective working relations between media and voluntary organizations for stimulation democratic citizen participation community social and political issues. 3. Tribune to consult BGGUNPLAY contacts re proposed seminar plus assess possibilities other KUWOLF exploitation through BGGUNPLAY or unilateral political action operations in JBFERVENT field...9. FYI QKFLOWAGE (United States Information Agency/USIA) advising posts of terhune travel for BGGUNPLAY."

104-10100-10303: IDEN FOR DIRECTOR 78897

10/29/63: Cable from Director to Book message (Orig: Margaret D. Wessely, CA/B3): Slugline DTDORIC JBFERVENT BGGUNPLAY: REF DIR 78897: "IDEN SRF- Anne B. Crolius (unintelligible) correspondence New York City."

https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/providence/name/anne-crolius-obituary?id=17277326

3/17/05, Providence Journal, Obituary of Anne B. Crolius: "CROLIUS, ANNE B., 82, Formerly of Tower Hill Road, died Monday at South Bay Manor. Born in Orange, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late William and Sophie (Tillinghast) Crolius. Miss. Crolius was a Foreign Service Officer for The United States Government, retiring in 1972. She lived in the action and passion of her time. She is survived by a brother Theodore Crolius of Wakefield, a newphew Robert Shepard of West Kingston, many other nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Clinton Crolius, Peter Crolius and Marguerite Shepard."

See Also:
Contributors:
Gavin McDonald • Bill Simpich

© Mary Ferrell Foundation. All Rights Reserved. |Site Map |MFF Policies |Contact Us