Oct 19, 78 • State-Georgetown • 265413

[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 made several deletions in this cable. The information was disclosed in a later cable, and is denoted below in red type.]

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R 192144Z OCT 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 265413

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, (LEWIS; DORIS, KAREN, LISA, FREDDIE JR., BARRY, ADRIANNIE, ALESHA, CASSANDRA.)
SUBJECT: W/W DORIS LEWIS AND CHILDREN

1. [Freddie L. Lewis] contacted Department concerning W/W of [next four lines give names and dates of birth of Fred Lewis’ wife and seven children, all named above]. Reportedly they left US for People’s Temple, Jonestown, in August, without [Mr. Lewis’] knowledge. He has not heard from them since departure.

2. On next visit to Jonestown, please contact Mrs. Lewis and children. Please provide W/W Report be a direct relay to [information identifying Freddie L. Lewis, including address at 366 Scott Street, San Francisco, California 94117] .

3. Efforts appreciated.

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4. Privacy Act authorization required in cases where information is to be relayed to inquirer by Department or post. Authorization should be included as a separate item in any report to the Department.

Newsom

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Originally posted on February 12th, 2020.

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