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Revision as of 13:15, 28 December 2018

Person.png Richard M. Bissell   Powerbase SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(spook)
Richard Bissell.jpg
BornRichard Mervin Bissell Jr.
September 18, 1909
Hartford, Connecticut
DiedFebruary 7, 1994 (Age 84)
4), Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Member ofJFK/Assassination/Perpetrators, The Georgetown Set

Employment.png Director of the National Reconnaissance Office

In office
September 1961 - February 1962
Co-director with Joseph V. Charyk

Employment.png CIA/Deputy Director for Plans Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1 January 1959 - 17 February 1962
Preceded byFrank Wisner
Succeeded byRichard Helms

Richard Bissell was a US spook.

Bckground

Richard Bissell studied history at Yale University, and was tapped, but declined membership in Skull and Bones, although his brother William joined.

Career

Frank Wisner persuaded him to join the Central Intelligence Agency. Bissel became a senior CIA officer responsible for major projects such as the U-2 spy plane and the Bay of Pigs Invasion.

 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndDescription
Colloquium on Counterintelligence24 April 198026 April 1980Spooky 1980 Washington conference
Colloquium on Intelligence and Policy9 November 198410 November 1984A spooky conference in November 1984


References