Serial 77
Nov 23, 78 • 2051 • State-Georgetown • 296859

[Editor’s note: This is a State Department cable that was included in the FBI’s 2009 RYMUR release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act. It was not included in the State Department’s own release, but we have included identifying information for it using the agency’s designations.]

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[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 232051Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 296859
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC
SUBJECT: PEOPLES TEMPLE MEMBERS REPORTED IN GUYANA

Following list of new names

1. [Information withheld]
Notify sister [Information withheld]

2. Smith, James Alfred DPOB [Date and place of birth]: 12-25-59, San Francisco, CA
Notify: [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

3. [Information withheld]
Notify: [Information withheld] Brother-in-law
[Line of information withheld]

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4. Simpson, James AKA George DPOB: 12-31-21
“ “ Dorothy
Notify: [Information withheld] Brother-in-law
[3 lines of information withheld]

5. Sly, Sylvia DPOB: 40
AKA: Grubs [Grubbs]
NOK: Sister, [Information withheld], Brother, [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]
[Information withheld], notify brother, [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

6. Smith, Kevin age 17

7. Smith, Kelly age 12

8. Smith, Clark age 11
(nephews [sons] of Sylvia Sly)

9. Smith, Bonnie [unknown person]
“ “ , Winnie
Notify: [Information withheld]

10. Smith, Demetrin [Demetria]
AKA: De De DPOB: 10-4-58, CA.
Daughter: Stephanie Morgan 9 yrs old [10] [Ed. Note: Notation of relation incorrect]
PPT. H- 731852
Notify: Mother [Information withheld]
[2 lines of information withheld]

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11. [Information withheld]
Notify: NOK: [Information withheld]

12. Smith, Shirley Frye DOB: 29 yrs. [30]
Notify: [Information withheld]
[2 lines of information withheld]

13. Stanley, Yvonne [YoVonne]
[2 lines of information withheld]
NOK: [Information withheld]
[3 lines of information withheld]

14. Stewart, [Information withheld]
Aurora Mae, 11
Terry 9
NOK: Grandfather [Information withheld]
[3 lines of information withheld]

15. Swinney, Cleve [Cleave]: Age 57 [67]
“ “ , Helen Age 65
Notify: [Information withheld]
[3 lines of information withheld]

16. Talley, Vera Marie, age 76 [75] POB Texas,
NOK [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

17. Tardy, Amella [Armella], age 33 [32]

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18. Tardy, Elliott, age 10
NOK [Information withheld]
Interested: Cong. Montgomery

19. Thomas, Bernice, DPOB 1/7/10, California [Louisiana]
NOK [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

20. Touchette, Joyce, NOK [Information withheld]
21. “ “ , Albert (317) 631-3505
22. “ “ , Michael

23. Turner, Martha Age: 68 NOK [Information withheld]
[Information withheld] (Niece)

24. Wagner, Inez, NOK: J.J. Smith 4550 40th Ave
“ “ , Mark Sacramento, CA (916) 422-7606

25. Wagner, Michell [Michelle], DPOB 5/18/54 San Diego
26. Deron Davis 1/14/77 San Francisco
27. Dawnl [Dawnyelle] Fitch 1974 Ukuah [Ukiah], Cal.
NOK [Information withheld] (Friend) [Information withheld]
[2 lines of information withheld]

28. Cartmell, Walter Age 50
“ “ , Patty, age 49
“ “ , Patricia, age 24
“ “ , Tyrone, age 9 [8]

29. [Information withheld]
(Grandfather) [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

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30. Wilkinson, Diana Age 20’s [28], NOK [Information withheld]
(Uncle) [Information withheld]

31. [Information withheld]

32. [Information withheld] NOK [Information withheld]
(Grandfather) [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

33. Wright, Stanley Age 15 [18]

34. Wright, Leomy NOK’s [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

35. Williams, Charles Westley [Wesley], DPOB 9/8/42 Texas
NOK [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

36. Young, Eloise Christine,
Cobb, Ava
Cobb, Brenda
Cobb, Sandy
[2 lines of information withheld]
NOK [Information withheld]
[Line of information withheld]

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on May 17th, 2018.

Last modified on June 25th, 2022.
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