Everette Howard Hunt, Jr. was an American intelligence officer and writer. From 1949 to 1970, Hunt served as a CIA officer. Along with G. Gordon Liddy and others, Hunt was one of the Nixon White House "plumbers" — a secret team of operatives charged with fixing "leaks". Hunt and Liddy engineered the Watergate burglaries and other undercover operations for the Nixon Administration. In the ensuing Watergate scandal, Hunt was convicted of burglary, conspiracy, and wiretapping, eventually serving 33 months in prison...
Born Everette Howard Hunt on Oct. 9, 1918, in Hamburg, NY, he graduated from Brown University in 1940, and was commissioned as a Naval Reserve Officer.
VERETTE HOWARD HUNT, prolific and career CIA agent, political and operations his métier, and a leader of the Watergate break-in gang (which consisted entirely of officers or assets with the exception of goofy [pawn] G. Gordon ), had a memoir published earlier this year, shortly after his death.