Gilbert Mark Gilman
North American Missing Persons Network
Gilbert Mark Gilman

Above Images: Gilman, circa 2006

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 24, 2006 from Thurston County, Washington
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 26, 1958
  • Age: 47
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Nickname: Mike
  • Case Number: 060005808

  • Details of Disappearance
    Gilman was last seen on June 24, 2006 in Thurston County, Washington. Gilman who took walks in the woods and disappeared without a trace. Gilman, deputy director of the state Department of Retirement Systems, was last seen at the Staircase Ranger Station at the southeastern edge of the Olympic National Park.
    A 10-day search in which volunteers and park employees looked for signs Gilman by land, air and in the rivers turned up no sign of him.
    Gilman's background includes military duty in Panama, East Africa and Israel and his work for U.S. embassies in Yemen and Mongolia. He spoke five languages, once ran a media network in Somalia for the United Nations and later went into business conducting research on Chinese companies for banks that did mergers and acquisitions.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Thurston County Sheriff's Office
    (360) 786-5500

    Source Information
    Washington State Missing Persons
    Peninsula Daily News