- " They used it to make Tesla go insane. The organization took his research. Alien Property Custodian."
- ―Clay Kaczmarek, 2012
Alexander Mitchell Palmer (4 May 1872 – 11 May 1936), better known as A. Mitchell Palmer, was Attorney General of the United States from 1919 to 1921. Prior to his tenure as Attorney General, he was Alien Property Custodian from 1917 to 1919.
During his tenure as Attorney General, Palmer supervised the controversial Palmer Raids during the Red Scare, where numerous Russian immigrants were captured and deported out of fear for radical leftism.