ANDERSON, Samuel Moses

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Last Name
 
ANDERSON
Given Names
 
Samuel Moses
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
4/12/1911
Age at Death
 
67
Place of Birth
 
Lauderdale, Mississippi
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Male
Religion
 
Family Tree
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/14/1977
Residence (US)
 
Oakland, California 94604
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 09
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
carpenter (PT occupation record)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior)
Government Income
 
SSA (JT)
Discrepancies
 
Another record lists name as "Moses Samuel"; passport name above
Remembrances
 
“Samuel Anderson was another one of our seniors who had no relatives in Jonestown. I barely remember this handsome man being in our services, but I do note his downcast eyes in a photo taken in Jonestown. This is something I came to interpret as a sign that people were not happy there, and were showing it the only way they could. I hope I'm not reading too much into that. To me his look is significant. In Jonestown, he is noted only as "senior" on the Jobs list, and is absent from Edith Roller's journals. ” - Kathryn Barbour