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dot.jpg E. B. Watson -1902 class president Dartmouth, Dr. Bob's class (D 19)

dot.jpg Earl T. -early Chicago A.A. founder Chicago group; suggested Bill codify A.A. experience late 1945, became 12 Points Assure Our Future then 12 Traditions; suggested reduce 12 Points Assure Our Future & Traditions shortened 1949 (A 22, 203, 213) (D 179) (G 20) (H 154) (L 147) (P 225, 334)

dot.jpg Ebby Thatcher -Bill's sponsor; Bill's childhood friend Burr & Burton school days, played ball with Bill, Manchester class mate 1 season Burr & Burton; family prominent Albany 3 generations kept summer home Manchester Vermont; sold insurance, worked investment broker, helped brother Major Albany New York; drinking made him problem there; 1929 he, Bill, pilot flew into Manchester airfield drunk, 1st people land there; drove drunk into house into kitchen, asked cup coffee; had alcoholic problem but visited Bill sober & brought program sobriety learned Oxford Group, came see Bill November 1934 sober, came back with Shep Cornell; asked Bill visit Calvary Church 23rd Street Oxford Group U.S. headquarters led by Reverend Sam Shoemaker; visited Bill Towns Hospital brought book Varieties Religious Experience [William James], brought Oxford Group message Bill; met Stewart's cafeteria after Oxford Group meetings; slipped 1936 after 2 years & 7 months, drank heavily afterward, longest sober period 6 years, got drunk taught Bill have faith in message not always messenger; got Bill going New York Oxford Group meetings; came live Wilson's November 18 1936, drunk May 1937 visitor 415 Lexington A.A. office during 1940's; Bill requested he receive monthly check life, did $200; guest Stepping Stones; died sober March 21, 1966 (A vii, 46, 58, 62, 64, 140) (B 202-204, 207, 211, 229-230, 263, 273) (C 4) (E 11) (G 9, 92, 98-99) (H 196-199, 244-245, 277-279, 283-284, 298, 313, 367-368) (L 93-94, 118, 139, 197) (N 7-9, 16-21, 33-35) (P 34, 83, 177, 336, 393) (W 151, 154, 157)

dot.jpg Ed -salesman Larry J. helped Texas (A 24)

dot.jpg Ed A. -early Ohio A.A. (G 25)

dot.jpg Ed B. -member office staff, Nell Wing 1954 write & research team Bill thought up; relative famous American painter, been successful writer & editor, alcohol ruined career; discharged Rockland State Hospital; laryngectomy unable speak; editorially helped Bill 2nd edition Big Book (G 15, 121) (P 354)

dot.jpg Ed B. -early Akron A.A., wife Annie (D 148, 274)

dot.jpg Ed B. Dr. -director Miami Heart Institute, A.A., friend Bill's (P 399-400)

dot.jpg Ed E. -offer Bill & Lois use Connecticut farmhouse "Dun Nibblin", refused offer (L 125)

dot.jpg Ed G. -early St. Johnsbury Vermont A.A., Fellowship Group member (D 300)

dot.jpg Ed M. -early Akron A.A., had meat market West Exchange Street, Dr. Bob would stop in & chat (D 271, 277)

dot.jpg Ed V. -Bill bought car old Stutz from him, rumor he took money went drinking (L 134)

dot.jpg Ed W. -former sales manager, Bill took home try to sober up (B 233)

dot.jpg Eddie B. -12 stepped Duke P., Toledo-based salesman with Charles ("C.J.") K., both he & Charles, state insane asylum Toledo voluntary commitments, summer 1939, read Big Book manuscript, got out (D 253)

dot.jpg Eddie F. -U.S. A.A., sobered up Boston, founder A.A. El Salvador 1954, called there Mr. Eddie (E 47)

dot.jpg Eddie R. -sent by J.C. Wright, 1st person Bill & Dr. Bob tried help, hoped A.A. #3, failed underlying mental illness manic depressive, atheist, wife beater, reason limitation 9th Step; prominent Youngstown family; wife university professor, wife Ruth surrendered in Oxford Group; he & her 2 children lived Dr. Bob & Annie; caused lot problems, threatened Annie with butcher knife; example ineffectiveness wet-nursing (A 72) (B 249) (C 5, 41-42) (D 77-78, 80, 99) (L 97) (P 151-52)

dot.jpg Eddie Rickenbacker -pilot, plane crashed Pacific, Bill used analogy group survival (A 97) (H 36)

dot.jpg Edgar Cayce -famous psychic (G 75)

dot.jpg Edith Klein -professional librarian helped, Nell Wing archives (G 126)

dot.jpg Edith M. -friend Wilson's (P 214)

dot.jpg Edith M. -Bob M.'s sister (D 257)

dot.jpg Edna McD. -wife early Cleveland A.A., county visiting nurse, helped get beds alcoholics Cleveland's Deaconess Hospital (A 20) (D 201)

dot.jpg Edward Blackwell -president Cornwall Press, Cornwall New York (A 156, 169-170) (B 287) (H 145) (P 194)

dot.jpg Eleanor E. -heard Dr. Bob & Bill speak 1946, didn't know who they were until 1966 (D 300)

dot.jpg Elgie R. -joined A.A. April 1939, John R.'s wife, made address books, 12 stepped Ether & Rollo M.; Oxford member (C 50) (D 80, 128, 146, 243)

dot.jpg Elinor R. -wife Frank R. Los Angeles A.A. (P 288)

dot.jpg Elise Shaw -Frank Shaw's wife, matron honor Lois's wedding, Lois oldest, closest friend (B 111, 137) (L 11, 22, 74) (P 175)

dot.jpg Elizabeth D. -wife Herb D., Americans carried A.A. Brazil (E 47)

dot.jpg Ella Brock -Bill's grandmother, married Gardner Fayette Griffith, died 1921 (N 10) (P 28, 70)

dot.jpg Ella Goldfoot -owned farm Bill & Lois worked on during 1925 motorcycle trip (L 44)

dot.jpg Ella Griffith -Bill's mothers mother, raised Bill since age 10 & sister Dorothy (P 25) (W 139)

dot.jpg Elrick B. Davis -newspaper writer, probated from nuthouse, wrote 5 part series A.A articles Cleveland Plain Dealer, set off unprecedented wave A.A. growth Cleveland (A 20, 134) (D 203-204) (H 62, 180, 248) (N 83, 85) (P 224) (S 155-156)

dot.jpg Elvin M. Jellinek -founded Yale Summer Studies programs with Dr. Howard W. Haggard; 1962 transferred New Jersey became Rutgers School Alcohol Studies; wrote article 1st Grapevine (E 28) (P 325)

dot.jpg Emily S. -her & husband Harold S. constantly opened Flatbush home A.A. meetings (L 127) (P 217)

dot.jpg Emma -cared Dr. Bob last days (C 61)

dot.jpg Emmy Grinnell -member rich family New Bedford Massachusetts, husband gone WWI, entertained soldiers (P 55)

dot.jpg Emma K. -A.A., cared along with husband Lavelle K. Dr. Bob & Annie last years 855 Ardmore Avenue Akron (D 17, 30) (N 336)

dot.jpg Ernest Kurtz -historian, wrote Not-God (P 394)

dot.jpg Ernest M. -attended Tuesday night meetings Bill's house (L 102) (P 162)

dot.jpg Ernie G. -Dr. Bob & Bill found him, latched on immediately, early Akron A.A., wife Ruth, helped several groups get started western Ohio & southern Michigan (B 248) (D 141, 258) (L 97)

dot.jpg Ernie W. Galbraith -A.A. #4; 1st young person 30 years old, 1st slipper, salesman, considered almost too young; drank 7 months after year sober; story [7 Month Slip] 1st edition Big Book, not 2nd due drinking; met Dr. Bob's daughter 1935, 14 years older, married September 1941, married 24 years divorced 1965; quit drinking 1946 (A 6, 73) (C 11-13, 48, 51-53) (D 92-93, 96) (P 154, 225)

dot.jpg Esther E. -started group Dallas Texas (L 144)

dot.jpg Ethel M. -1st A.A. women stay sober any time, joined A.A. May 1941, credited having longest uninterrupted sobriety any women; husband Roscoe; weighed 300 pounds, Rollo M.'s wife, little guy, also A.A., 12 stepped by John & Elgie; died 1963 (D 223, 242-243) (S 124)

dot.jpg Eugene (Gene) Exman -religious editor Harper & Brothers publishing company; encouraged publication Big Book after reading 1st 2 chapters, offered $1,500 advance turned down (A 153) (B 279) (E 23) (G 74) (H 143) (L 111) (SM 10) (N 68) (P 193)

dot.jpg Evans Dick -Oxford Group member got Bill job 1936 collecting proxies behalf investment trust Harrisburg Pennsylvania (L 105)

dot.jpg Eve M. -former staff member, helped revive interest 12 Concepts (G 27)

dot.jpg Evelyn H. -Bill wrote her about slips, possibly her husband Bern slipped (P 252, 254)

dot.jpg Everett -husband Dr. Bob's office girl Lillian (C 124)



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