Aug 26, 77 • State-Georgetown • 202932

[Editor’s note: This document includes several names which were deleted by the State Department under the Privacy exception to the Freedom of Information Act. In context with other related documents, the deleted names are that of Caroline Sue Looman – inconsistently so – and her brother. In addition, the photocopy is quite poor and several words in it of it are illegible.]

P 26 [illegible] AUG 77
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 202932
E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC (LOOMON, CAROLYN SUE)
SUBJECT: W/W CAROLINE SUE LOOMAN, MAY 7, 1947, U. S.

1. Cong. Burton interested.

2. Caroline Sue Looman called [name deleted] August 21 stating she wished to dissociate herself from People’s Temple and [illegible word]. She requested him send her ticket. [Several words illegible] [name deleted] sent ticket through airlines which airlines [several words deleted] at Georgetown, but airline unable to state that Miss Looman collected ticket herself. August [Several words illegible] [name deleted] received phone call from person stating he was a spokesman for Peoples Temple and that Miss Looman did not wish to return to the U.S. and that she was on boat going from Georgetown to Jonestown. [Name deleted] understandably concerned about welfare and whereabouts of [name deleted]

UNCLASSIFIED
UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 02 STATE 202932

3. Embassy attempt personal, private contact requested with Caroline Sue Looman. Offer appropriate advice/assistance and report results of search to Department.

4. Notice: Privacy Act authorization required in cases where information is to be relayed by Department or post to inquirer.

Christopher [Warren Christopher, Deputy Secretary of State]

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on February 4th, 2020.

Last modified on June 22nd, 2022.
Skip to main content