Dec 6, 78 • 0554 • State-Georgetown • 307703

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 907 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE307703_d.html.]

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STATE 307703
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 FBIE-00 DODE-00 JUSE-00
SSO-00 H-02 USSS-00 PA-02 ICA-20 L-03 CIAE-00
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O 060554Z DEC 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 307703
E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CDES, GY (PEOPLE TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: GUYANESE DEATH CERTIFICATES
REF: STATE 306441

U.S.A.F. MORTUARY AUTHORITIES HAVE PROVIDED FOLLOWING ADDITIONS TO LIST OF IDENTIFIED DECEASED AS OF 1900 HRS EST DECEMBER 5:

ARMSTRONG, OREEN L. UNK
BACKMAN, VIOLA ELAINE 3/23/50, SOUTH CAROLINA
BARRETT, CATHY ANN 3/50/53, INDIANA
BECK, DANNY UNK
BORDENOVE, SELIKA GLORDINE 7/10/18, MISS
BOWMAN, PATRICIA ANN 9/1/57, LA
BROWN, RULETTA UNK
CANADA, MARY FRANCIS 1/20/01, LA
CHAIKEN, GAIL STEPHANIE UNK

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CHAMBLISS, JOSIE EVELYN UNK
COBB, SANDRA YVETTE 11/16/56, IND
CRENSHAW, LUCY 1/1/25, MISS
DASHIELL, HAZEL FRANCIS 12/16/1899, R.I.
DICKERSON, ROSEANNA 3/26/17, LA
DUPONT, ELLEN UNK
DYSON, FLORINE 12/6/1890, VA
EICHLER, ERIN JAHNA 3/13/60, CAL
FIELDS, LORI 12/6/65, CAL
FORD, FANNIE 1/17/34, MISS
FOSTER, BEULAH 9/14/03, MISS
GARCIA, CLEVELAND DESMOND UNK
GUY, BRIAN 9/8/66; ILLINOIS
GUY, KEITH 9/12/67, ILLINOIS
GUY, KIMBERLY 7/29/71
INGHRAM, ALICE LORINE 9/19/38, TEXAS
JAMES, TONI DENISE7/21/59, CAL
JOHNSON, MEARY UNK
JOHNSON, VERNA 10/30/58
JONES, EARNEST 9/7/22, MISS
KEATON, ROSA LOVENDA MAE 2/20/07, ARKANSAS
KING, LEOLA 4/2/13, LA
KING, WANDA BONITA 7/14/39, INDIANA
LOWE, LOVE LIFE GEORGIA BELLE 12/2/88, MO
LYLES, MINNIE MAGALINE 2/28/28 TEXAS
MACON, DOROTHY 7/17/45, TEXAS
MCGOWAN, ANNIEUNK
NICHOLS, IDA MAY 7/13/00. ARKANSAS
PAYNEY, LUCILLE 9/4/1899, ILLINOIS
PERKINS, RICHDELL EVLYN 12/21/42, CAL
ROBINSON, SHIRLEY ANN12/21/42, CAL
ROZYNKO, ANNIE JOYCE 6/2/24, NEW JERSEY

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SLADER, LINDA C. 3/9/57, TENN
SMITH, SHIRLEY FAYE 2/3/48, TEXAS
SNEED, ELOISE 5/18/07, TEXAS
STEWART, TERRY F.3/21/69, CAL
TAYLOR, VIRGINIA VERA 7/29/1894, OHIO
THOMAS, GRABIEL OR (GABRIEL) 3/13/19, ARKANSAS
VICTOR, LILLIE MAE 2/2/58, CAL
WHITMIRE, LISA 3/30/66, CAL
WOTHERSPOON, MARY 10/26/49, CAL

NAME OF EARL KNIGHT TRANSMITTED IN REFTEL SHOULD BE CORRECTED TO READ EARL MCKNIGHT REPEAT MCKNIGHT.

VANCE [CYRUS VANCE, SECRETARY OF STATE]

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Originally posted on March 23rd, 2020.

Last modified on July 2nd, 2022.
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