Dec 4, 78 • 1800 • Georgetown-State • 4095

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 839 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.

[The RYMUR release included numerous names of the subjects whose names are deleted in this serial. Those notations have been indicated by red type. The names which continue to be deleted may be found here, although in a different order. Other names which remain withheld under the Freedom of Information Act have been denoted in green type.]

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[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 041800Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 8328
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4095
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: CONFIRMATION OF PEOPLE’S TEMPLE SURVIVORS
REF: A) STATE 305324; B) GEORGE 4075; C) GEORGE 4076

THE LIST OF NAMES IN REFTEL IS INCOMPLETE. THE FOLLOWING IS THE CORRECT LIST, UPDATED TO REFLECT REPATRIATION OF 10 MEMBERS ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1978:

A. ARRESTED BY GOG [GOVERNMENT OF GUYANA]

1. CHARLES BEIKMAN

2. LARRY LAYTON (LAWRENCE [Laurence] JOHN LAYTON)

B. HOSPITALIZED:

3. TOM BOGUE

C. DETAINED AT LAHAHA [LAMAHA] GARDENS, AS MATERIAL WITNESSES IN THE AMOS MURDER CASE:

4. PAULA ADAMS

[3 NAMES DELETED]

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8. STEPHAN JONES

9. [NAME DELETED]

10. JOAN PURSLEY

11. AURORA RODRIGUEZ

12. DIONA [DIANE] SCHEID AKA CASANOVA

13. EUGENE SMITH

14. [NAME DELETED]

15. MIKE TOUCHETTE

[2 NAMES DELETED]

D. AT THE PARK HOTEL, DETAINED AS MATERIAL WITNESSES:

18. MONICA BAGBY – RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, AND TAKEN TO PARK HOTEL

[15 NAMES DELETED]

E. FREE TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY PENDING CLARIFICATION OF PAN AM AIRLINES REQUIREMENT OF AN AMERICAN ARMED SECURITY OFFICER ON BOARD:

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34. THOMAS BEIKMAN

[2 NAMES DELETED]

37. RICHARD CLARK

[6 NAMES DELETED]

44. LAURA JOHNSON [JOHNSTON]

45. JAMES W. JONES, JR.

46. [NAME DELETED]

47. CHUCK ROBERT KIRKENDALL

48. PAUL MCCANN

[2 NAMES DELETED]

51. ROBERT B. PAUL

52. [NAME DELETED]

53. ROBERT HOMER STROUD

54. PRESTON WADE

55. WALTER WILLIAMS

56. BURREL [BURRRELL] WILSON

57. NEDRA YATES

F. THOSE WHO DEPARTED VIA PAM AM ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3:

58. DAWN FRANCIS GARDFREY

59. RUDBY [RUBY] JOHNSON

60. [NAME DELETED]

61. BEATRICE ORSOT AKA GRUBBS

[5 NAMES DELETED]

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67. LESLIE MONIQUE WILSON

G. THOSE WHO DEPARTED ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, VIA PAN AM:

68. JULIUS EVANS

[5 NAMES DELETED, INCLUDING JULIUS EVANS’ WIFE SANDRA, AND THEIR THREE CHILDREN, SONYA, SHARLA & SHIRELLE]

H. THOSE WHO DEPARTED ON NOVEMBER 29, 1978 OR EARLIER

74. MADELINE BROOKS

75. MARION CAMPBELL

76. GROVER DAVIS

77. MIGUEL DEPINA

78. RAY GODSHALK

79. ALVARAY SATTERWHITE

80. HYACINTH THRASH

BURKE [JOHN BURKE, AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO GUYANA]

Originally posted on March 23rd, 2020.

Last modified on July 29th, 2022.
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