Thomas Lynch entered the Engineering School at the University of Michigan in October 1919 and attended until 1922. From 1925 to 1934, he worked for a leading law firm in Toledo, Ohio; and in 1934 accepted a position as Trial Attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C. From 1938, Lynch worked at the Department of Justice as a Special
Assistant to the Attorney General in the Anti-Trust Division.
Relvance to Majestic Documents
Lynch, along with fourteen others, are on the White Hot Mission for President Truman that met on September 19, 1947 in General Vandenberg's conference room to review the summer's investigation and research into the nature of the New Mexico crashes, commonly called Roswell. In 1949, Lynch (along with a number of other individuals) was considered for
chairmanship of the Research and Development Board, which at the time was chaired by Vannevar Bush. These people, even to be considered for the leadership of one of the most central MJ-12 functions—namely reverse engineering—logically already were directly briefed on MJ-12 or were working on classified subsections of the overall enigma. Some 55 people were considered or deliberately rejected. The review committee consisted of Vannevar Bush, Dr. Oliver Buckley, Dr. A. M Richards, and Dr. Detlev
Thomas J. Lynch's FBI File (5.3 MB)