BRIDGEWATER, Miller

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Last Name
 
BRIDGEWATER
Given Names
 
Miller
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
2/11/1908
Age at Death
 
70
Place of Birth
 
Hill County, Texas
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Male
Religion
 
Family Tree
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
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Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/7/1977
Residence (US)
 
Palo Alto, California 94306
Residence (JT)
 
Cottage 19
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
farmer (PT occupation record)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior)
Government Income
 
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Remembrances
 
“Miller Bridgewater had a beautiful, deep voice and used to sing "He Touched Me" and other solos in services. In Jonestown, he worked in the central kitchen as a butcher, and was also a vegetable worker there. Edith Roller called Miller "Brother Bridgewater" once they were in Jonestown. ” - Kathryn Barbour

“I worked at Macy's when Miller was a custodian there back in the '60s and early '70s. A nicer gentleman you'd be hard pressed to meet. I still remember how thrilled he was when he first started attending Jones' marathon weekend church services. For the first time in his life, he really felt like he'd been touched by the spirit of God. So sad...RIP...” - Pat Dowling