|Multi Request||Lee Brewster|
|Submitted||Jan. 18, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any files related to Lee Brewster, founder of the Queen's Liberation Army and the owner of Lee's Mardi Gras Boutique in New York City, who died in 2000 (https://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/24/nyregion/lee-brewster-57-style-guru-for-world-s-cross-dressers.html).
I am a career journalist with work that has appeared in various publications. I am willing to pay any reasonable expenses associated with this request, however, as the purpose of the requested disclosure is in full conformity with the statutory requirements for a waiver of fees, I formally request such a waiver.
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.
There are eFOIA files available for you to download.
Lee Brewster worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the early 1960s as a file clerk until he was fired for being a homosexual. (Info: https://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/24/nyregion/lee-brewster-57-style-guru-for-world-s-cross-dressers.html). Are there any personnel files on him?
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I am appealing the integrity of this entire search. Lee Brewster worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the early 1960s as a file clerk until he was fired for being a homosexual. (Info: https://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/24/nyregion/lee-brewster-57-style-guru-for-world-s-cross-dressers.html). There should be files on him.
This message is to notify you of a new appeal submission to the FOIAonline application. Appeal information is as follows:
* Appeal Tracking Number: DOJ-AP-2019-003045
* Request Tracking Number: FBI-Appeal-3-15-2019
* Requester Name: Mackenzie Farkus
* Date Submitted: 03/15/2019
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description: FBI Appeal
DOJ-AP-2019-003045 has been processed with the following final disposition: Affirmed on Appeal