09/24/1921 - 03/15/1999

DORSEY, Joseph W., a Representative from Delaware County; born in Ridley Park, Delaware County, Pa., September 24, 1921; attended, Columbia Institute of Technology; attended, Fels Institute of Local and State Government of the University of Pennsylvania; served, Air Corps, United States Army (1942-1945, World War II); insurance broker; member, council, Collingdale (1950-1962: president, 1955-1956); elected, tax collector, Collingdale (1962-1966); member, 2nd Precinct, Collingdale Republican Committee; chair, Collingdale Republican Committee; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1967 term and served 3 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1975 term; elected, clerk of courts, Delaware County (1975-1978); director, Office of Judicial Support, Delaware County (1979-1999); campaign manager, Curt Weldon for Congress (1986); died, March 15, 1999 in Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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