Fred Phelps (Department of Justice, United States Marshals)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Department of Justice, United States Marshals of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records on Fred Phelps who was born on November 13, 1929 in Meridian, MS and died March 19, 2014 in Topeka, KS. Please include all records created between November 13, 1929 and March 19, 2014.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Jason Smathers

From: Wassom, Leila (USMS)

Good afternoon,

Attached please find the response to your FOIA request to the United States Marshals Service regarding Fred Phelps.

Leila Wassom
FOI/PA Specialist
United States Marshals Service
Office of General Counsel
(202) 353-8310

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

From: Department of Justice, United States Marshals

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Department of Justice, United States Marshals

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.