James Lee Proctor

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Above: Proctor, circa 1990

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 23, 1990 from Shady Cove, Oregon
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 5, 1943
  • Age: 47 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10 - 6'0, 150 - 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Proctor's nickname is Jim. He may have a brown mustache and/or beard.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Proctor was last seen in Shady Cove, Oregon on December 23, 1990. He flew out in his green and white single-engine two-seater Rallye airplane after an argument with his wife. Proctor never returned home and has never been heard from again. Two search-and-rescue missions turned up no sign of him or his plane.

    Proctor got married three weeks before his disappearance, and he told a friend he regretted his choice and wanted to go somewhere where no one knew him. His wife lived elsewhere and only commuted to his home on weekends, and as a result it was a week before anyone realized he was missing. At the time of his disappearance, Proctor was house-sitting for a friend who was on vacation. He left his identification and policeman's badge behind at his friend's house. He also left his credit cards and cash behind.

    Proctor is a retired police officer from Pasadena, California. One of his sisters believes he may have taken his own life. He was declared legally dead several years after his disappearance.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Oregon National Guard
    Civil Air Patrol
    503-779-8381

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    Source Information
    NamUs

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 19, 2010; casefile added.

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