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June 18, 1985
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/31: CIA-RDP91-00587R000100200105-5 ARTIN1E APPEARED DIN A WASHINGTON TIMES 18 June 1985 Lebanon missing, kidnapped named BEIRUT, Lebanon (UPI) - Fol- lowing is a list of Americans and other Westerners who disappeared or were kidnapped in Lebanon and were still missing as of yesterday: 1. William Buckley, 56, American, political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, abducted March 18, 1984, from his car in mainly Moslem west Beirut. A native of Medford, Mass. 2. The Rev. Benjamin Weir, 60, American, Presbyterian minister, kidnapped May 8, 1984, by gunmen near his house in west Beirut. A native of Berkeley, Calif. 3. Peter Kilburn, 60, American, librarian at the American Univer- sity of Beirut, disappeared Nov 30, 1984, in west Beirut. A native of the Bay Area in California. 4. The Rev. Martin Lawrence Jenco, 50, American, director of Catholic Relief Services in Lebanon and a member of the Servite order, kidnapped Jan. 8, 1985, by a carload of gunmen in west Beirut. A native of Joliet, Ill. 5. Terry A. Anderson, 37, American, chief Middle East corre- spondent and Beirut bureau man- ager for The Associated Press news agency, kidnapped March 16, 1985, by three gunmen in west Beirut. Family resides in Batavia, N.Y. 6. Marcel Fontaine, 45, vice con- sul at the French Embassy in Beirut, kidnapped March 22, 1985, in west Beirut. From Paris. 7. Marcel Carton, 62, chief of pro- tocol at the French Embassy in Bei- rut, disappeared March 22, 1985, while on his way to work in west Beirut. From Paris. 8. Alec Collett, 63, British citizen married to an American woman, resident of New York City, a free- lance journalist on a three-month assignment as an information offi- cer for the U.N. Relief and Wgrks Agency in Lebanon, kidnapped March 25, 1985, by gunmen in the mainly Shi'ite Moslem southern sub- urbs of Beirut. 9. Jean-Paul Kaufmann, corre- spondent for the French weekly L'Evenement du Jeudi, disappeared May 22, 1985, at a roadblock near Beirut airport shortly after his arri- val from Paris with a fellow Frenchman, Michel Seurat. 10. Michel Seurat, French, 'a researcher at the Beirut-based Insti- tute of Middle East Affairs, vanished May 22, 1985, in west Beirut along with French correspondent Kauf- mann. 11. David Jacobsen, 54, American, administrator of the American Uni- versity Hospital in west Beirut, kid- napped by three gunmen as he walked to his office on May 28, 1985. A resident of Huntington Beach, Calif., he had been AUH administra- tor since November 1984. 12. Thomas Sutherland, 53, Scottish-born American whose fam- ily resides in Colorado, dean of the American University of Beirut's agriculture school, seized by gun- men June 9, 1985, on the highway leading into the capital. STAT Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/31: CIA-RDP91-00587R000100200105-5