Fred Lee Crisman

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Fred Lee Crisman
Alias(es) Jon Gold
Born 22 July 1919(1919-07-22) [1]
Tacoma, Washington
Died 10 December 1975 (56)
Seattle, Washington
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Salem, Oregon
Workplace(s) Boeing; Ranier High School (Rainer, OR), 1963-1965; Cascade School District (Salem, OR), 1966; Riconosciuto ad. agency (1966-1969); KAYE 1450AM (Puyallup, WA), radio personality (as Jon Gold), 1968-1970

Fred Lee Crisman (July 22, 1919 - December 10, 1975), also known by his nom-de-plume Jon Gold, was an American teacher, writer, and radio commentator. He is noted for various curious claims and associations: first, his claimed 1947 UFO sighting (with Harold Dahl) near Maury Island in the Puget Sound, Washington and alleged harassment by Men in Black in the aftermath; two stories linked to the Shaver Mystery, both published in Ray Palmer's Amazing Stories during the same timeframe, including his heroic escape from a hostile cave-dwellers with unknown ray weapons in Burma,[A] and an exploration of another cave in Alaska that resulted in the death of a companion;[B][C] and his later acquaintanceship with Thomas Edward Beckham, through whom he became involved with Kirby J. Hensley's Universal Life Church, the National Institute of Criminology (and certain related schemes), and, ultimately, District Attorney (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) Jim Garrison's investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.[2]

Selected Bibliography

  • Gold, Jon (1970), The Murder of a City, Tacoma, Twin Gates, Wash.: Transistor Publishing 

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