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Dorsey, James M., one of Watertown's leading clothing merchants and one of her most prominent citizens, was born January 16, 1858. He was educated in the public schools, after which he entered the grocery store of Merritt Andres as a clerk and remained in his employ for a period of ten years. At this date he entered the service of E. B. Dewey and continued with him for five years, and in 1895 became the junior member of the firm of Bilyea & Dorsey, proprietors of the U. T. K. clothing store, and has since that time given his entire attention to the company's extensive affairs, Mr. Dorsey is a member of a number of societies, being prominent in Masonic circles, a member of the I. O. O. F., an exempt fireman and is now on the board of directors. June 15, 1885, he married Hattie B. Robinson, and they have an only son, George R.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898