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Case File 202DMNJ


Theodore Frederick Kampf
Missing since July 11, 1981 from Oaklyn, Camden County, New Jersey.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: March 30, 1935
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 46 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'9 - 5'10; 180 - 190 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Kampf had sandy brown hair which was gray at the temples at the time of his disappearance. He also had a receding hairline. He has a stocky build. Kampf has blue eyes. He occasionally wears eyeglasses.
  • Marks, Scars: Surgical scar on his spine, which is eight inches in length.
  • Dentals: Wears an upper dental plate; he has caps on several of his lower teeth.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Kampf left his New Jersey home on July 6, 1981 for a vacation in Canada. He was driving his 1980 Chevrolet brick / brown pickup truck.
Kampf's family received correspondence from him until July 11, 1981 -- five days after his departure day. He was never heard from again. Kampf was reported as a missing person on July 12, 1981.
Authorities discovered that Kampf's truck was involved in a car accident on July 27, 1981. An unidentified person was driving the vehicle at the time and impersonated Kampf during the accident's investigation. Authorities also learned that Kampf and an unidentified impersonator cashed several of his travelers' checks throughout the months of July 1981 to October 1981.
Kampf's truck was located as an abandoned vehicle in a Montana ravine on October 29, 1981.

If you have any information concerning Kampf's whereabouts or the circumstances leading to his disappearance, please contact:
Oaklyn Police Department

Camden County Sheriff's Department

You may remain anonymous when submitting information to any agency.

NCIC Number: M-157356964
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: Camden County Sheriff's Department

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