Apr. 3, 1938 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA
Dec., 1983 Puyallup Pierce County Washington, USA
He was a member of the Cordell family of the People's Temple. Twenty-two members of the Cordell family including his four children perished in Jonestown, Guyana on November 18, 1978. Richard Cordell was born 3 April 1938. He was the son of Harold Cordell and Dorothy Rita Bahling.