Serial 570

[Editor’s note: Two of the subjects of this serial whose names are deleted are former Temple members Fred L. Lewis, Sr and Julie Gales, whose names are released once in the serial. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]

0 291612Z NOV 78
FM OKLAHOMA CITY (89-193) (P)
TO DIRECTOR, FBI (89-4286) IMMEDIATE
SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) IMMEDIATE
BT
UNCLAS
RYMUR (A)

Re Oklahoma City telcal to San Francisco, November 29, 1978.

Mrs. [name deleted], Muskogee, Oklahoma, the aunt of Karen Lewis, age nineteen, also known as Karen Louise Scott, whose body was identified as one of the deceased members of the People’s Temple in Guyana, advised that her sister, Mrs. Doris J. Lewis, age thirty-nine, and her seven children, were residing in the Jonestown settlement, and are believed to be deceased.

Mrs. [name deleted] identified her relatives residing in Jonestown as follows:

Doris Lewis, nee Scott, date of birth October 12, 1940;
Karen Scott Lewis, date of birth October 23, 1959;

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Lisa Lewis, approximately fifteen years of age, niece;
Freddie Lewis, Jr., approximately fourteen years of age, nephew;
Barry Eugene Lewis, approximately thirteen years of age, nephew;
Adrinne [Adrienne] Lewis, approximately twelve years of age, niece;
Alesha [Alecha] Lewis, approximately nine years of age, niece;
Consandra [Casandra] Lewis, approximately eight years of age, niece;

Mrs. [name deleted] related that her sister’s husband, Fred L. Lewis, Sr., and his mother, Julie Gales, residing at [address deleted], San Francisco, California, telephone number [deleted], are believed to be members of the People’s Temple. She was unaware of their current involvement in the activities of the People’s Temple and does not want to be identified as the individual furnishing this type of information.

San Francisco will interview [name deleted] [Fred L. Lewis, Sr.] and [name deleted] [Julie Gales] regarding their activities in the People’s Temple.

Armed and dangerous.

BT

Originally posted on March 26th, 2019.

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