James Speyer Kronthal

Joseph Lloyd filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Joseph Lloyd

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all material you hold on James Speyer Kronthal. A CIA officer who committed suicide in 1953 after working for several years as a Soviet agent inside the agency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Joseph Lloyd

  • http___www_nytimes_com_1989_05_28_world_failings-reported-at-fbi-and-cia_html.pdf

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Joseph Lloyd

Additional information:

James Speyer Kronthal:

Born: August 21 1912 - Deal, New Jersey

Died: March 31, 1953 - Georgetown, Washington, D.C. (aged 40).

From: Central Intelligence Agency

A copy of documents responsive to the request.