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Joseph Laurence Halpern 


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 15, 1933 from Estes Park, Larimer County, Colorado
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 11, 1910
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 165 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Right eye crossed with slight scar
    above it.
  • Clothing: Light blue shirt, light brown trousers. One report notes
    white shirt with blue stripes. Heavy shoes or mukluks. Had an army knapsack 
    with him.
  • AKA: Louis Hollenbuck, "Teacher"



Details of Disappearance
Joseph Halpern disappeared on August 14, 1933 while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park near Taylor Peak. Unsubstantiated reports place him in Phoenix, AZ in December of 1934, with the Lewis Brothers Circus in Michigan in the summer of 1935, traveling with CCC near Alliance, Nebraska in May of 1935. He may have used the alias Louis Hollenbuck and was called "teacher" by co-workers. He was also a computer at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in 1932.


Investigating Agency 
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact: 
National Park Service 


Source Information 

Originally posted 2017-12-10 22:03:39.

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