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Jim Jones

Jim JonesAKA James Warren Jones

Born: 13-May-1931
Birthplace: Crete, IN
Died: 18-Nov-1978
Location of death: Jonestown, Guyana
Cause of death: Suicide [1]
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Male
Religion: Cult
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Led mass People's Temple suicide

[1] Killed by a single gunshot fired at Jones' orders.

Father: James Thurman Jones (reported KKK member, d. 29-May-1951)
Mother: Lynetta Putnam (d. Dec-1977)
Wife: Marceline Baldwin (m. 12-Jun-1949, d. 18-Nov-1978)
Son: Stephan Jones
Daughter: Agnes (adopted)
Son: Lew Eric (adopted)
Girlfriend: Phyllis Wilmore (high school girlfriend)

    High School: Richmond High School, Richmond, IN (1949)
Indiana University
    University: BS, Butler University (1961)

    Communist Party USA
    California State Official Commissioner, San Francisco Housing Authority
    Founded Religion
    Sex in Public Los Angeles, CA (13-Dec-1973)
    Shot: Self-Inflicted (18-Nov-1978)
    Risk Factors: Amphetamines, Glossolalia

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