BAILEY, Geraldine Harriet

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Last Name
 
BAILEY
Given Names
 
Geraldine Harriet
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
3/23/1912
Age at Death
 
66
Place of Birth
 
Oklahoma
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California 94121
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 07
Residence (JT) Abbreviated
 
C07
Religion
 
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Information on __Source of Death
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Body Identification Number
 
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
Deputy Marshal (PT occupation record) Gardening, stenographer, drama skills, purchasing agent
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Government Income
 
SSA (JT); retirement
Entry in Guyana
 
7/23/1977
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior); Correspondence to life committee (Jonestown photo, 7/12/1978)
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Amanda Fair
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Family Tree
 
Discrepancies
 
PT occupation record lists birthdate as 3/25/1912; passport DOB above
Remembrances
 
“Geri, as we called her, was Amanda Fair's sister! Geri Bailey was another heavy-hitter, a natural manager. She was in charge of seating, both in the San Francisco Temple and at Jonestown, when visitors were in attendance. Geri was a Team B counselor, supervised the Correspondence to Life project, and kept the guest book at Jonestown for visitor sign-ins. Although it wasn't on her list of responsibilities, per Edith Roller's journals, Geri and Amanda were in charge of cottage inspections in Jonestown and made their rounds once each day to check on housekeeping. RIP, Geri, if you don't deserve rest, and peace, I don't know who does. ” - Kathryn Barbour