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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1967 Republican
1968 Republican
1969 162 Republican
1970 162 Republican
1971 162 Republican
1972 162 Republican
1973 162 Republican
1974 162 Republican
 Counties   Delaware


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.