Frank Gardiner Wisner (June 23, 1909 – October 29, 1965) served in the Office of Strategic Services in World War II, and headed the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC), a clandestine intelligence unit, from 1948 to 1950. In 1950, the OPC was placed under the Central Intelligence Agency and renamed the Directorate of Plans. The Directorate was first headed by Allen Dulles; Wisner became Deputy Director of Plans (DDP) in 1951 when Dulles was named Director of Central Intelligence. Wisner remained as DDP until September 1958, playing an important role in the early history of the CIA. In 1958 he suffered a breakdown, and retired from the Agency in 1962. He committed suicide in 1965.

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  • Frank Gardiner Wisner (June 23, 1909 – October 29, 1965) served in the Office of Strategic Services in World War II, and headed the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC), a clandestine intelligence unit, from 1948 to 1950. In 1950, the OPC was placed under the Central Intelligence Agency and renamed the Directorate of Plans. The Directorate was first headed by Allen Dulles; Wisner became Deputy Director of Plans (DDP) in 1951 when Dulles was named Director of Central Intelligence. Wisner remained as DDP until September 1958, playing an important role in the early history of the CIA. In 1958 he suffered a breakdown, and retired from the Agency in 1962. He committed suicide in 1965. (en)
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  • Frank Gardiner Wisner (June 23, 1909 – October 29, 1965) served in the Office of Strategic Services in World War II, and headed the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC), a clandestine intelligence unit, from 1948 to 1950. In 1950, the OPC was placed under the Central Intelligence Agency and renamed the Directorate of Plans. The Directorate was first headed by Allen Dulles; Wisner became Deputy Director of Plans (DDP) in 1951 when Dulles was named Director of Central Intelligence. Wisner remained as DDP until September 1958, playing an important role in the early history of the CIA. In 1958 he suffered a breakdown, and retired from the Agency in 1962. He committed suicide in 1965. (en)
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