North American Missing Persons Network
John Patrick Rowan, Jr.

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Above Images: Rowan, circa 2001

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 23, 2001 from Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 25, 1966
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 5'9"-5'11"
  • Weight: 205-220 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown/Black
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Mustache. Appendectomy
    scar and a scar on his chest and abdomen from exploratory
  • Medical Conditions: Has a medical condition that requires
  • Clothing: White t-shirt and blue jeans.
  • Jewelry: Wedding ring with three diamonds.
  • NCIC Number: M-711462130
  • Case Number: 01-147171

  • Details of Disappearance
    John was last seen at his home at 3 a.m. in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 23, 2001. His last cell phone call was made at about 6.30 a.m. - he was involved in the heavy equipment business and also recent co-owner of Murphys Pour House in St. Augustine.

    Police found his green 1999 Ford Expedition on March 23, 2001, backed into a space at an office park 1.8 miles north of the Orlando airport, but it had been wiped clean. It was in a parking lot of a company that is not a public area. John came to the US from Ireland whe he was 20, and launched a successful business. Foul play is suspected but so far there is no evidence to suggest what exactly has happened.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
    Detective Kerney
    (904) 630-2640

    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    National Center for Missing Adults
    Child Protection Education of America, Inc.
    Missing Irish People
    Unsolved in the News