Serial 907

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 907 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE307703_d.html.]

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STATE 307703
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 FBIE-00 DODE-00 JUSE-00 SSO-00 H-02 USSS-00 PA-02 ICA-20 L-03 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 INRE-00 /060 R
DRAFTED BY SCS:STUCKER:JM
APPROVED BY SCS:AGISE
ARA:JBUSHNELL
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O 060554Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 307703
E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CDES, GY (PEOPLE TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: GUYANESE DEATH CERTIFICATES
REF: STATE 306441

U.S.A.F. mortuary authorities have provided following additions to list of identified deceased as of 1900 hrs EST December 5:

Armstrong, Oreen L. Unk
Backman, Viola Elaine 3/23/50, South Carolina
Barrett, Cathy Ann 3/50/53, Indiana
Beck, Danny Unk
Bordenove, Selika Glordine 7/10/18, Miss
Bowman, Patricia Ann 9/1/57, La
Brown, Ruletta Unk
Canada, Mary Francis 1/20/01, La
Chaiken, Gail Stephanie Unk

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Chambliss, Josie Evelyn Unk
Cobb, Sandra Yvette 11/16/56, Ind
Crenshaw, Lucy 1/1/25, Miss
Dashiell, Hazel Francis 12/16/1899, R.I.
Dickerson, Roseanna 3/26/17, La
Dupont, Ellen Unk
Dyson, Florine 12/6/1890, Va
Eichler, Erin Jahna 3/13/60, Cal
Fields, Lori 12/6/65, Cal
Ford, Fannie 1/17/34, Miss
Foster, Beulah 9/14/03, Miss
Garcia, Cleveland Desmond Unk
Guy, Brian 9/8/66; Illinois
Guy, Keith 9/12/67, Illinois
Guy, Kimberly 7/29/71
Inghram, Alice Lorine 9/19/38, Texas
James, Toni Denise7/21/59, Cal
Johnson, Meary Unk
Johnson, Verna 10/30/58
Jones, Earnest 9/7/22, Miss
Keaton, Rosa Lovenda Mae 2/20/07, Arkansas
King, Leola 4/2/13, La
King, Wanda Bonita 7/14/39, Indiana
Lowe, Love Life Georgia Belle 12/2/88, Mo
Lyles, Minnie Magaline 2/28/28 Texas
Macon, Dorothy 7/17/45, Texas
Mcgowan, Annieunk
Nichols, Ida May 7/13/00. Arkansas
Payney, Lucille 9/4/1899, Illinois
Perkins, Richdell Evlyn 12/21/42, Cal
Robinson, Shirley Ann12/21/42, Cal
Rozynko, Annie Joyce 6/2/24, New Jersey

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Slader, Linda C. 3/9/57, Tenn
Smith, Shirley Faye 2/3/48, Texas
Sneed, Eloise 5/18/07, Texas
Stewart, Terry F.3/21/69, Cal
Taylor, Virginia Vera 7/29/1894, Ohio
Thomas, Grabiel or (Gabriel) 3/13/19, Arkansas
Victor, Lillie Mae 2/2/58, Cal
Whitmire, Lisa 3/30/66, Cal
Wotherspoon, Mary 10/26/49, Cal

Name of Earl Knight transmitted in reftel should be corrected to read Earl McKnight repeat McKnight.

Vance [Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State]

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Originally posted on May 5th, 2019.

Last modified on July 2nd, 2022.
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