Dec 3, 78 • 1720 • Georgetown-State • 4077

[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.]

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[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:

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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.

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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 March 23rd, 2020.

Last modified on July 2nd, 2022.
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