[Editor’s note: One of the subjects of this serial whose name is deleted is former Temple member Ruth Kerns. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]
0 282010Z NOV 78
FM PORTLAND (89-140) P
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) PRIORITY
SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) PRIORITY
RYMUR, 00: SAN FRANCISCO.
For information of Columbia, on November 28, 1978, [deleted name] [Ruth Kerns], ex-member of People’s Temple (PT) church, advised that of survvivors [survivors] known to her in Jonestown, the following were extremely close to Jim Jones and should be interviewed at great length regarding their activities: (1) Michael Prokes, from Modesto, California; (2) Harold Cordell, who was supposedly a guard for Jones; (3) Jim Bogue, who was supposedly very close to Jones; and (4) Dale Park [Parks], who is supposedly married to Jack Beam’s daughter, and possibly closely connected with Jones. [Kerns] advised that she would provide additional names of people very close to Jim Jones as she heard of additional survivors of the Jonestown settlement.