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John Lloyd Dorsey, Jr
Birth: Aug. 10, 1891
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1960
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born in Henderson, Kentucky, he graduated from Centre College, in 1912, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1913 and commenced to practice law in Henderson, Kentucky. During World War I, he served as a Private in Headquarters Company, 159th Depot Brigade, US Army. After the war, he was an executive Democratic committeeman, (1920-24) and City attorney of Henderson, (1926-30). In 1930, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of David H. Kincheloe, serving until 1931. Not a candidate for election, he was again City attorney of Henderson, (1936-37) and continued the practice of law until his death at age 68 in Henderson, Kentucky. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Lloyd Dorsey (1853 - 1928)
  Nannie Dixon Dorsey (1865 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie Baskett Dorsey (1893 - 1981)*
 
 Children:
  John L. Dorsey (1920 - 1986)*
  Nell Baskett Dorsey (1922 - 2010)*
  Elizabeth Dorsey Sullivan (1923 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Young Dorsey (1889 - 1972)*
  John Lloyd Dorsey (1891 - 1960)
  Nancy Dixon Dorsey (1895 - 1973)*
  Robert M. Dorsey (1898 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fernwood Cemetery
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6865699
John Lloyd Dorsey, Jr
Added by: Lynn Fischer
 
John Lloyd Dorsey, Jr
Added by: Lynn Fischer
 
John Lloyd Dorsey, Jr
Added by: Lynn Fischer
 
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