Born in 1909; died in 1965. University of Virginia graduate (received his bachelor's degree and LL.B.). By the end of World War II he was the head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in southeastern Europe. Joined the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1947 where he was subsequently put in charge of the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC), the CIA's covert action division. By 1957, he was the deputy director of the CIA.