Enclosure: Director’s Statement 7/26/50; Presidential Directive.
Note: Correspondent forwarded notes and other documents discarded by her roomer, one William P. Stocker dealing with Dianetics and the Hubbard Dianetic Auditors’ Association International. Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, president of the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, Incorporated, and author of “Dianetics, The Modern Science of Mental Health,” is the subject of Bufiles 62-94080 and [64-3361] … newspaper clipping dated 4/24/51 from the Los Angeles Times Herald indicated that he is insane. (62-94080-A). We have no pertinent information identifiable with Stocker.
Sara N. Hubbard
March 21, 1951
Dr. E. S. Hallinger
Secretary, New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
28 West State Street
Trenton 8, New Jersey
Dear Dr. Hallinger:
Your letter dated March 14, 1951, has been received.
In the very near future a representative of our Newark Office will contact you concerning the matters mentioned in your communication.
John Edgar Hoover
ATTENTION SAC: It is requested that you advise Dr. Hallinger of the confidential nature of the Bureau’s files and the fact that a policy established for the v Bureau precludes furnishing information. You should advise. him, however, that a person named Charles Parker Morgan with a residence in Elisabeth, New Jersey, is a former Special Agent of this bureau. He entered on duty as a Special Agent On April 7, 1941, and continued until July 29, 1943, on which date his services were terminated. You may wish to point out that Mr. Morgan failed to develop as a Special Agent and his resignation
For your own information, no identifiable information was located in Bufiles concerning the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, Inc. and no derogatory information was identifiable with the other individuals mentioned in Dr. Hallinger’s communication. In view of the date set for the trial, it is suggested that this matter receive immediate attention.
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NOTE: Charles Parker Morgan entered on duty as a Special Agent 4-7-41 and his services were terminated on June 29, 1943. The reason given was unsatisfactory efficiency report submitted by the SAC at Kansas City.
ONI in 1943, was informed of his resignation and the reason which prompted the request for his resignation. In 1943, a letter was received from the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation and data concerning Morgan’s employment was furnished. The reason for his resignation was not given.
His personnel file reflects administrative action on two occasions. While on confidential assignment out of the country) it was pointed out that he used
extremely poor judgment and utter lack of discretion which were the causes of comment and embarrassment to the Bureau.
No identifiable information was located in Bufiles concerning Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation, Inc.
One L. Ron Hubbard, in 1940, furnished, information of a security nature, to our New York Office. No other identifiable information located in Bufiles concerning the other individuals mentioned.
The Board has a case against the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation Incorporated coming on for trial in the Union County District Court in Elizabeth on March 27th, for conducting a school teaching a branch of medicine and surgery without a license.
Reference WFO letter to Director dated 1/25/51 entitled […] wa, Perverts in Government Service, Internal Security-Miscellaneous.
By letter dated 7/21/50 entitled […] et al. Perverts in Government Service-Miscellaneous, WFO advised that Sergeant […] United States Park Police, Washington, D.C., advised that […]was reported to be a contact for a Communist cell located in Florida, and that cell meetings in Washington, D.C. were held in a place called the “Dyanetic Club.” According to Sergeant […] perverts in this cell make contact with perverts in Government employment who are threatened with exposure unless they furnish information. By letter dated October 11, 1950 concerning […] the Bureau was advised that on October 11, 1950, […] a Government employee advised he had met […] about June, 1950, and had been going to […] for psychiatric treatments, and that […] had shown him a lot of obscene photographs of nude women, stating they were photographs of his patients. […] said he recognized one of the photographs as being a […] employed as […] at the Hubbard Dianetic Research Foundation.
On January 22, 1951, the Grand Jury returned its indictment in the District Court at Washington, D.C., charging […] as being a sexual psychopath.