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1962: John "Jack" Crist served in Liberia, W. Africa in Harper City/Cape Palmas beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John "Jack" Crist can be contacted at jayelsiejayacoxdnet
Country of Service: Liberia, W. Africa
Training Group: Teachers/1962-1964
Cities you served in: Harper City/Cape Palmas
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1964
Teacher(6 months) Volunteer leader (logistics and communicaions work)for Maryland and Sinoe Counties remainder of term.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked at Job Corps Centers in New Bedford, Mass, Edinburgh, Indiana and Clinton, Iowa from '65 thru '69. Human Resources position for GE in Burlington, Iowa '69-'86 and moved to Phoenix, Az '86 to present-owner operator residential cleaning service.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
One of the greatest experiences I ever had. Only wish the country was'nt in such mess with the military coups that have taken over.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Dave Swanston, Pete Schwab, or anyone else that was assigned to Liberia during '62-'64.
Originally posted: August 6, 2003
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