Serial 814

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 814 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.

[Both the State Department and FBI release of this cable withheld several names.]

UNCLASSIFIED FBB 017

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 031720Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC FLASH 8317
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4077
DEPT PASS FBI, WASHDC
USSS
INS, NEW YORK
U.S. CUSTOMS

E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY
SUBJ: GUYANESE POLICE ANNOUNCED RELEASE OF MORE SURVIVORS
REF: Weber-Zimmerman telecon 12/2/78

The Guyanese police today issued a list of additional surviving People’s Temple members were free to leave the country. These numbers are listed in Georgetown 4075 and 4076. Following are their NOX and/or destinations:

[Balance of page withheld]

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6. Gardfey, Dawn Francine – NOK – see [name deleted] destination: Houston, Texas. (Note Dawn Gardfrey claims to be the daughter of [deleted name] and goes by the name Dawn Mitchell).

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8. Johnson, Ruby Neal – NOK [information deleted] San Francisco, California. Tel: 415 – 431-3199.

9. Johnston, Laura – NOK – [information deleted], Washington, D.C., DPOB: 10/22/47, Wash. D.C.

10. Jones, James Warren Jr. – NOK – same as [name deleted] Tel: [deleted] Destination: Richmond, Indiana.

[3 lines deleted]

12. Kirkendale, Chuck Robert – no info.

13. McCann, Paul Michael – NOK – [information deleted] Carpinteria, California.

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Peoples Temple. Destination: San Francisco.

17. Orsot, Beatrice aka Grubbs, DPOB: 9/30/26, Savannah, Georgia NOK – Marie Orsot Daniels, mother, 500 W. 3rd Ave., Weldon, North Carolina. Tel: 919-536-3191. Destination: San Francisco.

[Information deleted] Destination: Los Angeles.

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20. Stroud, Robert Homer – NOK – [name deleted] Hamedale [Homedale], Idaho. Tel: [number deleted] Destination: Idaho.

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26. Yates, Johnnie Mae. She will stay here.

Burke [John Burke, American ambassador to Guyana]

Originally posted on May 3rd, 2019.

Last modified on July 2nd, 2022.
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