Charles Gazzam Hurd

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Above: Hurd, circa 1937

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 18, 1937 from Manhattan, New York
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 21, 1904
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue/gray eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray overcoat, a gray fedora and tan shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hurd was last seen in the New York City borough of Manhattan on February 18, 1937. He was employed as the manager of the real estate and mortgage department of Dows Estates, Inc. in the 10 block of Williams Street. Hurd went to work as usual and left at closing time. He had dinner at a restaurant and nightclub on east 54th Street, cashed a small check, and left.

    At 9:00 p.m., Hurd crashed his Ford convertible coupe with the New Jersey license plate number I-E 65231 into the pillar of an elevated railway structure at 3rd Avenue and 37th Street. He appeared to have suffered only minor injuries and was able to drive away. Hurd has not been seen or heard from since. He was separated from his wife at the time of his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New York Police Department

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    Source Information
    The Doe Network

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 19, 2005; casefile added.

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