Pseudonym: Tenney, Cal
104-10209-10176 refers to CI/OPS/WE "Mr. Tenney".
104-10177-10153 refers to CI/Tenney (CT) and CI/Roman (JAR) in 1960.
In late 1968, DC/CI/R&A Donovan Pratt writes letter for Angleton's signature, discussing how Valentine Ashworth, Richard Nagell, Layton Martens, Donald Norton and others have offered to collaborate with Garrison. Mr. Tenney is working at CI/SIG and is copied on this letter. (See the 1968 post, below)
104-10113-10436 refers to "Jane Atherton Roman", who retired from the Agency in 1971 and lived with her husband Howard Roman, also a retired Agency employee.
104-10073-10376 shows Tenney working with De Santi, Prew, Hutchinson and Anita Potocki on 1/30/63 - several other memos show the rest of this group working closely during this time.
1940: Calvin W. Tenney census data shows that he was born in 1912, and living in the Boston area with his 22 year old wife Alice in 1940.
6/13/60 Routing Sheet: C/WE/FI John Whitten writes to Cal Tenney/Jane Roman: "UNBOUND/SDECE believes Subject may be coming to France." CI/Tenney receives this message on the 14th, passes it on to C/CI/OPS W? on the 14th. who passes it to CI/Roman on the 15th. For the redacted version in a Morgan folder, see 1994.05.03.10:47:24:570005 - Reel 13, Folder H - WILLIAM ALEXANDER MORGAN - p. 39. Appears that CI/Tenney signs as CT, while CI/Roman signs as JAR (Jane Atherton Roman).
6/27/62 memo from FBI liaison Sam Papich to FBI supervisor D. J. Brennan: CIA official Cal Tenney contacted the FBI seeking whereabouts of Oscar Lauderman. Tenney was informed that "the Bureau already had disseminated information furnished by Lauderman and pertaining to Carlos Lechuga, Cuban ambassador to Mexico...the Bureau was in the process of making arrangements to interview him. Tenney stated that his Agency would appreciate receiving the results of this interview and, furthermore, would like to be informed if and when CIA might be permitted to interview Lauderman."
9/10/63 routing slip for Jim Hosty's report on Oswald: Jane Atherton Roman signs next to CI/LS (liaison) as JAR and later to "CI/IC" and signed for by CT - this was "Cal Tenney".
9/24/63 routing slip for FBI agent Milton Kaack's report on Oswald: Passed on to CI/LS (liaison) who signs as JAR (Jane Atherton Roman) and later to "CI/IC", and signed for by CT - this was "Cal Tenney".
11/25/63 cable DIR 84950 from WH/3/Reports Virginia Renshaw to FBI: On last page, the releasing officer CILIA Jane Roman is signed for by "Cal Tenney".
1964: Mr. Tenney is now CI/OPS/WE. "Appreciate delicacy situation with TIPSTAFFS (Swedish intelligence officers)." Mentions the (Warren) Commission will complete its work by 10/1/64 - "in view strong pressure complete all investigations soonest".
8/26/66 FBI memo re Joachim Joesten and his JFK books accusing LBJ of masterminding the asssassination, copy sent to "Cal Tenney" - note in upper right states "BY LIAISON".
1968: (pp. 72-74): DC/CI/R&A Donovan Pratt writes letter for Angleton's signature, discussing how Valentine Ashworth, Richard Nagell, Layton Martens, Donald Norton and others have offered to collaborate with Garrison. Mr. Tenney is now with CI/SIG and is copied on this memo.
Circa 1971: This memo refers to "Jane Atherton Roman", who retired from the Agency in 1971 and lived with her husband Howard Roman, also a retired Agency employee.
The CIA's Secret Operations: Espionage, Counterespionage, and Covert Action by Harry Rositzke: "I am grateful to those of my colleagues in this first generation of American 'spymasters' who were willing to share their experiences with me even after I retired to my unclassified farm. I am indebted to Howard Roman, who worked with Allen Dulles on his intelligence writings, for his assistance in the preparation of the early chapters, and to Nancy Kelly, my editor at Reader's Digest Press, for the sharp edge of her pruning shears."
1980 - Obituary for Calvin W. Tenney, who was 68 years old. Retired CIA senior counter-intelligence analyst. Graduate of Yale. Served with OSS during WW II and the former Central Intelligence Group after the war. Taught Frence at Wesleyan for four years, joined the CIA in 1951. Wife was Alice Kuniholm, who died in 1970. He is