[APG Public List] Genealogical vs. Non-genealogical [TracingLiving Descen...

DonnDevine at aol.com DonnDevine at aol.com
Mon Sep 21 12:12:26 MDT 2009

Larry asked:

>First, define "missing persons".

I used the tem generically, in the sense of a person whose whereabouts or 
identity is unknown to the inqutrer. This would bring a search for the person 
within the scope of "private investigation" as it is licensied in a number 
of states. I presented the information only as a caution, not to debate 
whether or not such activity is or should be licensed in a particular 

Donn Devine, CG, CGL
Wilmington DE 

CG, Certified Genealogist, CGL, and Certified Genealogical Lecturer are 
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