|Birth: ||May 8, 1895|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1962|
Fisher Dorsey, Shipping Executive, Is Dead at 67
Fisher G. Dorsey, for many years in the shipping and transportation business in Houston and honorary viceconsul of Portugal, died Wednesday in Methodist Hospital.
He was vice president and director of the Lone Star Package Car Co., a director of the Fort Worth & Denver Railroad and the former operator of the Patrick Shipside Warehouse.
DORSEY, 67, had been in ill health for some time. He was taken to the hospital last Sunday.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mabel Hubbell Dorsey, a Houstonian whom he married in 1936.
Funeral services will be at the George H. Lewis & Sons chapel at 405 McGowen Ave at 2:30 PM Friday.
Dorsey began his transportation career as a 12-year-old water boy on a Virginia railroad.
He later became an assistant railroad agent.
Then he took a trip to Texas, on the advice of a Fort Worth attorney, and arrived in Houston in 1911 with $6.75 in his pocket.
In World War I he was second enlisted man in newly-formed U. S. tank crews. During World War II he helped organize the Office of Defense Transportation.
Later, he worked with Nelson Rockerfeller, co-ordinator of inter-American affairs, and drafted transportation laws for the governments of Mexico, Columbia and Venezuela.
Dorsey was a past president of the Better Business Bureau, a member of the Houston World Trade Association and World Trade Club, a Rotarian, and a member of Gray Lodge 329, AF & AM.
His home was at 2201 Sunset Blvd.
Adele Lubbock Lockart Dorsey (1891 - 1970)
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RIP ... 'til we chance to meet....ancestry line of my great grand uncle Mathew Harvey Moody, through his wife Sarah J "Sadie" Ballow. Marion Belle Steele May 30, 1942, through my Dad Moody Gilbert Steele, 1911-1994.|
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