1962: Jay S. Friedman served in Sierra Leone in Bonthe, Segbwema, Bo, Freetown beginning in 1962

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By Admin1 (admin) (adsl-70-240-139-65.dsl.okcyok.swbell.net - 70.240.139.65) on Wednesday, February 08, 2006 - 9:14 am: Edit Post

1962: Jay S. Friedman served in Sierra Leone in Bonthe, Segbwema, Bo, Freetown beginning in 1962

1962: Jay S. Friedman served in Sierra Leone in Bonthe, Segbwema, Bo, Freetown beginning in 1962

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jay S. Friedman can be contacted at jsf1acdcdgov


Host Country: Sierra Leone

Training Group Name: III

City (or cities) you served in: Bonthe, Segbwema, Bo, Freetown

Year you began your peace corps service: 1962

Year you completed your peace corps service: 1964

Peace Corps Work Description:
1. Advisor to fisherman's co-op.

2. Advisor to cocoa farmer's co-op.

3. Teacher in vocational school.

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Went to grad school. Since then have worked for Centers For Disease Control: 12 years in 3rd world (Africa, Asia) eradicating smallpox and in childhood vaccination programs and since 1978 advising on reproductive health surveys and program management.

Anything else you would like people to know about your peace corps service:
I learned more than I taught

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I would not be who I am now if I had not served in the PC.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Jim Smith and Paul Wrobel, who I served with. Paul and I exchanged emails a couple of years ago, but I have not heard about Jim, whose unusual name makes him hard to trace.

Any additions or changes you would like to see in Peace Corps Online?:
No.


Originally posted: June 4, 2001



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By Micah Russell (cache-rtc-aa07.proxy.aol.com - 152.163.100.11) on Monday, June 19, 2006 - 4:37 am: Edit Post

Hello everyone,
I am looking for anyone who served with my mother and father in Sierra Leone. They were PC volunteers from 1962-64. My mother's name was Maureen Bonfield, and my father is Charles Anthony (Tony) Russell. They worked in Education, and I believe my father was based in Freetown.
Any info appreciated,
Micah Russell


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