Datus Perry

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Datus Perry
Born 2 July 1912(1912-07-02) [1]
Died 5 January 1998 (85)
Carson,​ Skamania,​ Washington
Nationality American
Field(s) Bigfoot Research

Datus Orestes Perry (July 2, 1912 - January 5, 1998) was an American Bigfoot researcher, known for his claims to multiple sightings over the course of his life,[2] and his advocacy of local bylaws in Washington state to prevent Bigfoot hunting.[3]


  1. "U.S. SSDI," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JL1T-4Q3: accessed 21 Feb 2013): Datus O Perry, 5 January 1998
  2. Profile of Datus Perry by Kyle Mizokami in 1999, revamped in 2009 by Bobbie Short (bigfootencounters.com)
  3. "Easy, big fella; new county law is on your side", Eugene Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon) 117 (178): 2A, 8 April 1984, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FuZVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=h-EDAAAAIBAJ&dq=datus-perry&pg=6671%2C4252080