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Alvin Harold Simon, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1945
Middletown
Lake County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1978
Barima-Waini, Guyana

He was born in Middletown Rancheria, California. He lived in Cotati, California 94928 before he moved to Jonestown, Guyana where he lived in Cottage 45. He was employed and skilled as an auto mechanic, laborer, and silver miner (Maaga). He entered Guyana on August 17, 1977. He was a member of the Jonestown Security Team. Son of Jose Simon. Brother of Sue L. Grimm. Partner of Bonnie Jean Simon. Father of Alvin Harold Simon, Jr.; Crystal Michelle Simon; and Summer Rene Simon. On November 18, 1978, he wanted to defect with the defectors with his three children and Congressman Leo Ryan and the Press but his wife, Bonnie, made an emotional plea that was recorded and rescinded the decision to leave unfortunately.
Congressman Ryan agreed to stay and clear the custody issue with Al Simon Jr. but he was attacked by a male with a knife. Congressman Ryan left because it was too dangerous for him to stay but he had promised to give a good report for Jones and follow-up on the Simon situation. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jose Simon (1916 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Bonnie Jean Study Simon (1949 - 1978)*
 
 Children:
  Alvin Harold Simon (1972 - 1978)*
  Crystal Michelle Simon (1974 - 1978)*
  Summer Renae Simon (1976 - 1978)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sue L. Simon Grimm (1941 - 1978)*
  Alvin Harold Simon (1945 - 1978)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Simon Gravesite
Middletown
Lake County
California, USA
 
Created by: Natalia Danesi
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31210687
Alvin Harold Simon, Sr
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Alvin Harold Simon, Sr
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- Chelsea
 Added: Mar. 11, 2014
REST IN PEACE ALVIN SR - WE ALL KNOW YOU WANTED OUT OF JONESTOWN WITH YOUR CHILDREN AND FATHER - YOU WERE DENIED BY LEO RYAN DUE TO A CUSTODY MATTER EVEN THOUGH YOUR CHILDREN WERE NATIVE AMERICANS BORN IN THE STATES-SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN DENIED TO GO BACK ...(Read more)
- wylacki707
 Added: Nov. 7, 2013

- Chelsea
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
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