Also jumping on board was the Layton family, whose patriarch - Berkeley chemist Dr. Laurence Laird Layton, had worked on the Manhattan Project.Dr. Layton was also chief of the Army's Chemical Warfare Division in the early 1950's.Mrs. Layton
was the daughter of Hugo Phillips, a German banker/stockbroker who became rich representing Siemans & Halske
and IG Farben, two notorious Nazi Holocaust profiteers.
Michael Meiers, author of 'Was Jonestown a CIA Medical Experiment?' had this to say: "The Jonestown experiment was conceived by Dr. Layton
, staffed by Dr. Layton
and financed by Dr. Layton
...Layton, remember, was head of the Army's Chemical Warfare Division.