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People throughout the history of Alcoholics Anonymous
People in A.A.'s History
Snippets of information about people in AA's history - AA members and non AA members.
Cover Page - version May 2002 - names from the stories of the 3rd edition Big Book have been added
For your convenence, these book references will be on all of the following pages
(A) ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS COMES OF AGE (AA)
(B) BILL W. -by Robert Thomsen
(C) CHILDREN OF THE HEALER -by Bob Smith & Sue Smith Windows as told to P. Christine Brewer
(D) DR. BOB AND THE GOOD OLD TIMERS (AA)
(E) A.A. EVERYWHERE ANYWHERE (AA)
(G) GRATEFUL TO HAVE BEEN THERE -by Nell Wing
(H) THE LANGUAGE OF THE HEART (AA)
(L) LOIS REMEMBERS -by Lois Wilson
(N) NOT-GOD -by Ernest Kurtz
(P) PASS IT ON (AA)
(S) SISTER IGNATIA -by Mary C. Darrah
(SM) THE SERVICE MANUAL (AA, 99'?)
(W) A.A., THE WAY IT BEGAN -by Bill Pittman
(BB) *BIG BOOK of ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (AA)
Note 1: Each snippet is referenced: examples; (P 233)=Pass It On, page 233. (N 68)=Not God, page 68. (B 277)=Bill W, page 277
Note 2: "unnamed" references have a "u" following the page number.
Note 3: "named" references have "name" after page number where pseudonyms (assumed name) are used in the book.
Note 4: Big Book edition: example; (BB2/3 193-209u)=Big Book, 2nd & 3rd edition, pages 193 to 209, unnamed.
To find the individual & information faster, click on the letter that corresponds with the persons first name or last name that you seek information about. AA members are listed by 1st name. Non-AA members are listed by last name.
Names in blue can be clicked to obtain additional information. This navigation menu will be on each page for easy navigation.
Many heartfelt thanks go out to Archie M. of Tennessee, who did much research in order to compile this cross-reference file of "People in AA's History." Please feel free to contact
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as to the changes you have incorporated into these documents. All comments welcomed. Many thanks!
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