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[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 251940Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8203
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3933

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: UNPROCESSED PASSPORT APPLICATIONS EXECUTED FOR FOUR INFANTS BELIEVED TO BE AT JONESTOWN

1) Post has uncovered four applications for passports made in the names of infants born in Guyana in 1978 who were known to have been living at Jonestown at the time the applications were taken. Post suspects that the infants were at Jonestown at the time of the mass suicide/murder. Because photograph requirements were never fulfilled the applications were not processed. On the basis of evidence in our files, post is satisfied that each acquired citizenship under relevant paragraph of INA Section 301. Information supporting such belief is as follows:

PT Jackson, Johnathan
Born 7 May 1978, Jonestown, Guyana
Father Ralph Edwin Jackson
Born 9 June 1952, Oakland, California
Citizenship not confirmed in our files

Mother Kathryn Denise Jackson (nee Graumann)
Born 24 June 1952, Modesto, California
Passport #G1852874, issued 15 July 1976 at San Francisco, California; claimed residence in

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US from birth to 1978

[2 lines deleted relating to Kamari Rosa]
Father Santiage [Santiago] A. Rosa, Honduran citizen
Mother Cloria [Gloria] Yvonne Rosa (nee Primes)
Born 12 February 1956, Houston, Texas
Passport #H733659, issued 29 March 1977 at San Francisco, California; claimed residence in US from birth to 1977

PT Simon, Zateese Lena
Born 13 March 1978, Jonestown, Guyana
Father [information deleted related to Michael Angelo Simon]
Mother Melanie Wanda Simon (née Hector)
Born 7 November 1955, New Orleans, Louisiana
Passport #unknown, issued 13 January 1976 at San Francisco, California

PT Wilhite, Kennard Joseph Jr.
Born 4 February 1878, Jonestown, Guyana
Father Kennard joseph Wilhite
Born 25 August 1952, Los Angeles, California
Passport #H848819, issued 8 April 1977 at San Francisco, California

Mother Cheryl Gail Gray Wilhite (née Gray)
Born 10 August 1955, Oakland, California)

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passport #G2660299, issued 8 November 1976 at San Francisco, California

2) Post plans to file a copy of each application in with copies of passports recovered at Jonestown and is forwarding copies to dept. for same.

3) this is the only documentation post has as to the identity of the infants, as there are no immigration or birth records for them.

Burke [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

Originally posted on December 10th, 2018.

Last modified on January 30th, 2020.
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