Josephine Doris Despard
North American Missing Persons Network
Josephine Doris Despard

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 7, 1984 from Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 24, 1958
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 100 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: C Section scar.
  • Clothing: Red coat with hood, beige sweater, blue jeans.
    Brown knee high boots.
  • AKA: Josie
  • Case Number: OL-00662-06

  • Details of Disappearance
    Josephine Despard was last seen in Olean, NY on February 7, 1984. On that evening, Despard left the family home at 5PM with a male acquaintance from Franklinville. They were reportedly going to his home to swap some stereo components.

    The man later told police that they instead went to the Olean Mall for a cup of coffee and that he had last seen her at 6PM. The man had stated that Ms. Despard met with friends at the mall and he left alone.

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

    Source Information