was an LDS church member; accused of sexual abuse

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02/23/67 California

LDS Joel Elisia Houck Jr. “June 27th 1 966 served 10 days for vagrancy when a small
child accused him of section 288. P (lewd and lascivious acts with a child under age 4).
February 21st, 1967 Picked up by police… for 288 P Placed on BSA confidential files Feb
23rd, 1967.

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