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People in AA's History
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* A.A.'s & friends at Rockefeller's dinner - Bill, Dr. Bob, Clarence S., Morgan R., Paul S., Dr. Russell Blaisdell [Rockland State Hospital], Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick [religion], Dr. Foster Kennedy [medical profession], Dr. Silkworth, Nelson Rockefeller chaired father sick. (A 14,182-183) (H 62,63,66,146) (SM 11) (P 233)

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Ab A. - wealthy Oklahoman offered Bill $60,000 pay debts (P 351)

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Abbot - 1 of original group publishing Grapevine (A 201)

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Abby G- wife Grace; early Cleveland A.A., lawyer, sometimes known as Al G., entered hospital April 17 1939; 1st A.A. mtg in Cleveland met in his home May 18 1939 16 members; 1st chairman central committee Cleveland October 1939, set A.A. principle of rotation, his story "He Thought He Could Drink Like a Gentleman" in 2nd & 3rd edition (A 21) (D 164-6,169,201-3) (G 24) (N 78,88) (S 32) (BB2/3 210-21u)

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'Abercrombie' - nickname given J.D.H. by Dr. Bob

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Adler, Alfred - Freud's colleague, Bill's mother studied under (P 290)

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Agnes M. - Fitz M.'s sister, administrator Corcoran Art School Washington D.C., lent Works Publishing Company $1,000 help pay printer publish Big Book (A 18) (L 101-102)

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Agnes S. - Los Angeles A.A., husband Bill S. (P 288)

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Al G. - see "Abby G."

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Al M. - joined A.A. Los Angeles around 1941, went on 12 Step call 2 weeks sober (P 250,292,398)

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Al S. - advertising & film person New York A.A., joined March 1944; help structure New York Intergroup, served as secretary & director; George B. & he instrumental persuading Knickerbocker Hospital set aside ward for just alcoholics under A.A. sponsorship -1st New York hospital do so; editor Grapevine late 1948, shifted editorial emphasis away drunk stories to you're not drinking - now what; served director A.A. Publishing Inc; trustee General Service Board; composed I Am Responsible pledge 30th Anniversary Convention 1965 Toronto Canada; chaired dinner 1948 with Dr. Bob & wife, Bill & wife there, so excited couldn't remember Dr. Bob's name; led spiritual meeting 1975 International Convention Denver; (D 322,323,337,339) (G 87-89,104,107,137) (H 391,394) (P 339,342)

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Alec J. \ Alex - nickname 'Buckets', young Finnish man Bill met Dec. 1934 on way to investigate Calvary Episcopal Mission operated by Dr. Sam Shoemaker's Calvary Church, went with Bill to mission, took up residence there; (A 59) (B 214) (L 88,91) (N 18) (P 116,117,162)

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Alex M. - joined A.A. 1939 (D 146,220-1,231-3,236,275,281)

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Alexander, Jack - Judge Curtis Bok asked do A.A. story Saturday Evening Post winter 1940-1941; cynical hard nose reporter; article published March 1941; wrote 2nd A.A. article for Saturday Evening Post April 1950; member Board Trustees early 1950's; trustee 1951-1956 (A 6,16,18,35,87,89,134,190-191,208,219) (B 310-311) (D 171-3,198,225) (E 16-17) (G 73) (H 1,63,148-9,181-182,194,248,363) (L 131) (SM 13,17) (N 100-101) (P 245-248,309,354-5,364) (S 18,114) (BB3 xxviii)

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Alexander, Michael - junior member Bernard Smith's law firm during designing A.A.'s General Service Conference; upon Smith's death came general counsel A.A.; 1976-1985 A.A. Trustee; 1988 Chairman Board (G 140)

* Alice - wife of one of the Akron groups members (BB3 273)

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Alice T. - wife of Warren T., early San Francisco A.A., worked with husband persuade top management 1 America's leading railroads to help alcoholic employees (A 90)

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Allen B. - trustee, chaired 1960 International Convention Long Beach California (G 101)

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Allen, Frederick Lewis - wrote on stock market 1929 (P 99n)

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Alpert, Richard (Ram Dass) - along with Dr. Timothy Leary, brought LSD to national awareness in 1961 (P 376n)

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Amos, Frank - advertising man; longtime friend John D. Rockefeller, present meeting December 1937 Rockefeller raise money, went Akron investigate A.A., made good report to John D. Rockefeller Jr., recommended $50,000 contribution February 1938; became sold on A.A. & offered services; 1 of 1st nonalcoholic trustees April 1938; died July 1965 (A 6,15,148-153,168,208) (B 274-275,277) (D 128-32,134-6,172) (E 18) (G 92) (H 59,60-1,106,143,192,194) (L 111,197) (SM 9-10) (N 65-66,68) (P 184-185,186-7,188,189n,193,203) (S 124)

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Amy C. - early San Francisco A.A. (A 88)

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Anderson, Dwight - with Dr. Kirby Collier persuaded Medical Society New York State 1944 and Psychiatric Association 1949 to let Bill read papers about A.A. at annual gatherings (A 2,204-205) (H 370)

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'Angel Alcoholics Anonymous' - Sister Ignatia's nickname.

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Annabelle G. - wife Wally G. early Akron A.A. (D 119-21, 140, 147, 177-8, 244, 278, 290) (BB3 269)

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Anne B. - wife Devoe B.; friend Lois; meditation group met her house in Chappaqua; (G 13, 75-76) (P 278-9)

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Anne C. - A.A., knew Dr. Bob before took 1st drink (D 34, 245, 333, 342)

* Anne C. - a fellow AA who helped Felicia in early sobriety. Anne's story "Annie the Cop Fighter" in 2nd ed of Big Book (BB2 514-22u) (BB3 414-5)

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Anne K. - early Detroit A.A., with Archie T. helped & assisted A.A. growth Detroit (A 24)

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Annie B. - wife of early A.A. Ed. B(D 274)

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Annie C. - story "Annie the Cop Fighter" in 2nd edition (BB#2 514-22u)

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Archie T. - early Akron A.A., stayed with Smiths 10 months, started Detroit A.A., story "The Fearful One" in 1st edition - re written and renamed "Man Who Mastered Fear" in 2nd and 3rd editions (A 24) (D 115-6,182) (BB1 332-5u) (BB2/3 275-86u)

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Armstrong, Dr. - name used to preserve Dr. Bob's anonymity in March 1 1941 Jack Alexander Saturday Evening Post article.

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Army Sergeant Roy - see "Roy Y."

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Arnold, Matthew - quoted on meaning of faith (A 320)

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Arthur S. - started A.A. Johannesburg South Africa 1946 (E 46)

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'Artie' - nickname of  "Wheeler, Author"


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