SHELTON, Rose Janette

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Last Name
 
SHELTON
Given Names
 
Rose Janette
AKA's
 
Hunter, Rose
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
10/21/1902
Age at Death
 
76
Place of Birth
 
St. Louis, Missouri
Residence (US)
 
Redwood Valley, California 95470
Residence (JT)
 
East House
Residence (JT) Abbreviated
 
East House
Religion
 
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Information on __Source of Death
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Body Identification Number
 
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
cosmetologist
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Government Income
 
SSA (JT)
Entry in Guyana
 
4/3/1977
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior)
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Family Tree
 
Discrepancies
 
Remembrances
 
“Rose Shelton was always the taskmaster, taking care of the things that Jim needed. She seemed to think she was his mother and took that responibility very seriously. When she spent time with her best friends, Alice and Luedella, she was chatty and vivacious. That was the only time she really relaxed. She was delighted when Jim (Jones) was entertaining others with quips and stories, but immediately got back to business afterwards. She had seen much in her life and seemed to find total fulfillment in making sure Jim was comfortable in both Georgetown and Jonestown. ” - Laura Johnston Kohl