Larry Edward Franklin

Above: Franklin, circa 2003


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 23, 2003 from Grand Portage, Minnesota
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 17, 1956
  • Age: 57 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 115 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Light brown hair, brown eyes. Franklin may wear eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Descriptions: Possibly a bright blue nylon jacket, a t-shirt, blue jeans, sneakers, a St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap, and a black canvas fanny pack. Possibly carrying a camera case.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Franklin was last seen in Grand Portage, Minnesota on September 23, 2003. He left the Grand Portage Lodge en route to Cloquet, Minnesota, but never called his family to say he'd arrived there. Before his disappearance he said he planned to go hiking. He has never been heard from again. His vehicle was later found abandoned in Jay Cooke State Park. Few details are available in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Cook County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 8, 2015; casefile added.

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