Candy Jones

Model and Radio Host
Born Dec 31, 1925

Candy Jones, originally known as Jessica Arline Wilcox, was an American fashion model, writer and radio talk show hostess. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, she was raised and educated in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In the 1940s and 1950s she was a leading model and pin-up girl, and afterwards established a modeling school and wrote several books on modeling and fashion.… Read More

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1925 Birth Born in 1925.


1943 18 Years Old She was one of the leading pin-up girls of the World War II era: in one month in 1943, she appeared on 11 different magazine covers.


1945 20 Years Old During a lengthy United Service Organizations (USO) tour in the Philippines, Jones fell ill in 1945, and was treated by a doctor who was still alive when Candy publicised her mind-control claims; Donald Bain gave this doctor the pseudonym "Gilbert Jensen".
1946 21 Years Old In 1946, Jones married fashion czar Harry Conover, one of the first model agents. … Read More


1959 34 Years Old When he returned after a long binge, Jones sued for divorce in 1959. … Read More
1960 35 Years Old Jones said she had some conscious memories of her involvement in the mind-control program: it began in 1960, she said, when an old USO acquaintance (an unnamed retired army general) asked to use Jones' modeling school as a mailing address to receive some letters and packages. … Read More


1970 45 Years Old Again with the USO, Jones visited South Vietnam in 1970; she later suspected her visit had some connection to a disastrous attempt to free American prisoners of war from North Vietnam.
1972 47 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1972, Jones married the popular radio show host Long John Nebel (he was her second husband), and became the co-host of his all-night talk-show on WMCA in New York City. … Read More


1976 51 Years Old Jones's and Nebel's claims were first made public in 1976 (in Donald Bain's The Control of Candy Jones, published by Playboy Press). … Read More
1977 52 Years Old Several years later, Jones' story gained more notice after the public disclosure of MK-ULTRA in 1977. … Read More


1990 65 Years Old 1 More Event
According to researcher Martin Cannon, who interviewed Jones before she died in 1990, the "Marshall Burger" pseudonym in Bain's book who worked with Jensen on the Jones case was actually Dr. William S. Kroger, a psychologist at one time associated with UCLA.
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