Sidney Edward Johnston

sidney_edward_johnston_01Sidney Edward Johnston is a U.S. Navy Veteran who went missing from Davenport, Iowa on January 22, 1990. Sidney Johnston lived in his home for 28 years with no wife and no child.  Neighbors often saw him jogging or working around the house, but about 6 months prior to his disappearance Sidney Johnston seemed to have changed.  He spent more time indoors and he started to have a man and woman at his house on Friday nights which was unlike him since he was not known to have company over too much.  Neighbors reported hearing people arguing in Sidney Johnston’s house about 3 months before he went missing and even heard Sidney Johnston shout at the male visitor “I got no more money, my bank accounts are dry”.

About 2 weeks before he went missing, Sidney Edward Johnston reportedly received numerous “emergency phone calls” at his work.  Sidney Edward Johnston stopped showing up for work on January 22, 1990.  During a search of his home, law enforcement found a newspaper dated January 23, 1990 in the home.  Sidney Johnston was known to eat a late night breakfast at Ross’ Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa and a cashier at the restaurant said she last saw him on on January 25, 1990.  Sidney Edward Johnston and his Maroon 1984 Ford Thunderbird (unknown license plate) have not been seen since.

Sidney Edward Johnston was 47 years old at the time he went missing in 1990.  Sidney Edward Johnston is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.  Sidney Edward Johnston has brown hair and hazel eyes.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Sidney Edward Johnston, contact the Davenport Police Department at 563-326-7979

Iowa Cold Cases: https://iowacoldcases.org/case-summaries/sidney-johnston/





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