Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1967 Representative Republican
1968 Representative Republican
1969 Representative 162 Republican
1970 Representative 162 Republican
1971 Representative 162 Republican
1972 Representative 162 Republican
1973 Representative 162 Republican
1974 Representative 162 Republican
Counties Delaware

Biography

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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