Mark A. Peal

Above: Mark, circa 1971


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 26, 1971 from Port Angeles, Washington
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 31, 1961
  • Age: 10 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0, 80 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Mark disappeared with a friend, Kevin Conner, on the afternoon of August 26, 1971. The boys were camping with their families in the Agate-Crescent Beach Recreational Area in Port Angeles, Washington. They left the campsite to explore World War II bunkers in the area and never returned. An extensive search turned up no sign of either Mark or Kevin.

    Mark was born in Wichita, Kansas. He was due to the enter the fifth grade at Newport Elementary School in the fall of 1971. He has four older siblings. Both he and Kevin were in the Eastside Soccer Association. Their families held a memorial service for them in September 1971, but they have never been found.


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


    Source Information
    Washington State Missing Persons Search
    The Seattle Times


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 5; details of disappearance updated.

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