James H. Critchfield, 86, a CIA official who worked with former German Third Reich officals recruited during the Cold War for their knowledge of the Soviet Union, died of pancreatic cancer Tuesday in Williamsburg, VA. He joined the CIA in 1948 and served as chief of the Eastern European Division, and the Near East and South Asia Division. He became the CIA's national intelligence officer for energy in the early 1970s, then an energy policy planner at the White House before retiring in 1974.
Star Tribune April 24, 2003

Laid to rest with full military honors on Memorial Day 2003