Nov 25, 78 • 1008 • State-Georgetown • 298754

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 336 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.

[The State Department release withheld the entirety of the text of this cable, and there are significant deletions in the RYMUR release. The text below is from RYMUR.]

UNCLASSIFIED

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[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 251003Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 298754
E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC
SUBJECT: W/W [Whereabouts/welfare] PEOPLE’S TEMPLE MEMBERS

DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED INQUIRIES ON THE FOLLOWING PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE BEEN AMONG THOSE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE MEMBERS IN GUYANA.

[INFORMATION ON BALANCE OF PAGE WITHHELD]

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7. DELANEY, EDITH, APPROX. AGE 70,
NOK [NEXT OF KIN] [NAME WITHHELD] TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

[5-6 LINES OF INFORMATION WITHHELD]

10. JONES, BRENDA, APPROX. AGE 30
NOK [NAME WITHHELD] HOUSTON, TEXAS
TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

[INFORMATION ON BALANCE OF PAGE WITHHELD]

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14. NEWELL, JENNIFER, NO AGE,
NOK, [NAME WITHHELD]
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

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16. NEWELL, CHRISTOPHER, NO AGE,
NOK [NAME WITHHELD]
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

17. OWENS, JANE, APPROX. AGE 58,
NOK [NAME WITHHELD] (FRIEND), [INFORMATION WITHHELD]
DETROIT, MICHIGAN, TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

[5-6 LINES OF INFORMATION WITHHELD]

20. PARKS, JAY WARREN, DOB 09/02/72,
NOK [NAME WITHHELD] TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

21. POLITE, GLINDA, DOB 07/31/56,
NOK [NAME WITHHELD]
SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. TEL. [NUMBER WITHHELD]

[3 LINES OF INFORMATION WITHHELD]

CHRISTOPHER [Deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher]

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on March 3rd, 2020.

Last modified on August 16th, 2022.
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