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 Alvin Harold Simon, Sr

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Alvin Harold Simon, Sr

  • Birth 13 Jan 1945 Middletown, Lake County, California, USA
  • Death 18 Nov 1978 Jonestown, Barima-Waini, Guyana
  • Burial Middletown, Lake County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 31210687

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children and Congressman Leo Ryan and the Press but his wife, Bonnie, made an emotional plea that was recorded and rescinded the decision to leave unfortunately.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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  • Created by: Natalia Danesi
  • Added: 7 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31210687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Harold Simon, Sr (13 Jan 1945–18 Nov 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31210687, citing Simon Gravesite, Middletown, Lake County, California, USA ; Maintained by Natalia Danesi (contributor 46834833) .