J. C. King

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BornJohn C. King
DiedJanuary 1977 (Age 76)

Not to be confused with James C. King


John C. King graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1923.


King then became a vice-president at Johnson and Johnson in charge of Brazil and Argentina. After this, he joined Nelson Rockefeller's Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs (OCIAA). He was stationed in Argentina from 1941 to 1945, where he was engaged in feeding deceptive information to Japanese agents (see Thaddeus Holt,The Deceivers), and Guatemala from 1952 to 1953. King is believed to have advocated assassination of Che Guevara and Fidel and Raul Castro as early as December 11, 1959. He is also believed to be the CIA point man of the overthrow of João Goulart, President of Brazil, in 1964. He was CEO of the Amazon Natural Drug Company, known as a front for the CIA.


King reportedly died due to a combination of his age and Parkinson's disease and he died in January 1977.


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