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Joseph Dorsey Jr., Who Challenged Segregation in Louisiana Sports, Dies at 69


Joseph Dorsey Jr, African-American prizefighter whose suit challenging Louisiana ban on integrated sports was upheld by United States Supreme Court in 1959, dies at 69; photo (M)

Paid Notice: Deaths DORSEY, THOMAS F.


DORSEY--Thomas F., 78, of East Lyme, CT on May 18, 2004, of cancer. He taught English and coached football for 39 years. He was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University '48 and an AllAmerican football player. For arrangements, see

Paid Notice: Deaths DORSEY, JANIE (NEW)


DORSEY--Janie (New), 79, of Bay Harbor, Florida, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2003. She is the widow of the late Big Band Leader Tommy Dorsey who passed away in 1956. Graveside service will be held today at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York where she will be interred next to her husband.

Paid Notice: Deaths DORSEY, PETER ROBERT


DORSEY-Peter Robert. On December 6, 2002. Noted attorney at law in Flushing, NY for the past 50 years. Beloved husband of Lucille Dorsey, devoted father of Jan and William Bennett, Beth Dorsey and David Evertz. Cherished grandfather of Molly Bennett and Misha Evertz. Loving and lively, he touched everyone he met. Services are at Gutterman's Funeral Home, Woodbury, on Sunday, December 8, 2002.



CALLAGHAN - James Dorsey. Journalist, PR executive, jazz cornetist, on Feb. 26, 2002, at the age of 75 in New York City. Beloved husband of Katherine Kinsella; devoted brother to Henry Eugene; loving uncle and great-uncle; brother-in-law. A memorial celebration of Jim's life will be held on Sat., March 16 at 12 noon at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E. 88th Street (between 1 & 2 Aves.)



BRADEN-George Dorsey, 85, died on January 3rd, 2000 in Brooklyn, NY. A legal scholar, he consulted for constitutional conventions in New York, Illinois, and Texas. A graduate of Swarthmore College and the Yale Law School, he clerked for Judge Charles Clark, taught at Yale, and served on the legal staff of the General Electric Company. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, & two granddaughters. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 PM, January 16th at St. Paul's Church, 199 Carroll St., Brook ...

Paid Notice: Deaths DORSEY, RALPH


DORSEY-Ralph. The Board of Directors and Staff of ArtsConnection mourn the passing of Ralph Dorsey, a talented musician and educator, who brought much joy to the public school children in the City of New York. Linda LeRoy Janklow, Chairman Steve Tennen, Exec. Director

Thomas A. Dorsey Is Dead at 93; Known as Father of Gospel Music


Thomas A. Dorsey, who was widely known as the father of gospel music, died on Saturday at his home in Chicago. He was 93 years old. He had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease, said his daughter, Doris.

Hebe Dorsey Dies in France at 62; Fashion Writer at Herald Tribune


LEAD: Hebe Dorsey, the fashion editor of The International Herald Tribune and a major figure in the fashion world, died of cancer yesterday morning at the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris. She was 62 years old and had been working for the paper for about 40 years.



Bob Eberly, a popular Swing Era singer who performed with the Dorsey brothers and helped make famous such songs as ''Tangerine'' and ''Green Eyes,'' died Tuesday at his daughter's home in Glen Burnie. He was 65 years old. Mr. Eberly's career spanned 45 years and included concerts and nightclub performances throughout the United States and abroad. His last engagement was about 18 months ago at the Top of the World in Disney World, Fla., only weeks before he underwent surgery for removal of hi ...

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