Frank Joseph Gerard Dorsey
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Frank Joseph Gerard Dorsey
Frank J. G. Dorsey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 5th district

January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1939
James J. Connolly
Fred C. Gartner
Personal details
Born(1891-04-26)April 26, 1891
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 13, 1949(1949-07-13) (aged 58)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania

Frank Joseph Gerard Dorsey (April 26, 1891 - July 13, 1949) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 26, 1891; attended grade and high schools; was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in 1917; served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania in 1916 and 1917; enlisted as a private in the Ordnance Department, United States Army, in July 1917 and was honorably discharged as a lieutenant on April 18, 1919; engaged in the manufacture of steel tools in 1919; also engaged in banking; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; member of the United States Sesquicentennial Constitution Commission in 1938; director, Region III, Wage and Hours and Public Contracts Division, United States Department of Labor, from 1939 until his death in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1949; interment in St. Dominic's Cemetery.

External links

  • United States Congress. "Frank J. G. Dorsey (id: D000438)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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