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John Russell Dorsey

John Russell Dorsey, American journalist. Member Maryland Club, 14 West Hamilton Street Club, Harvard-Radcliffe Club.

Background

  • Dorsey, John Russell was born on December 17, 1938 in Baltimore. Son of Charles Howard and Emma (Deputy) Dorsey.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1961.

    Career

    • Member staff Baltimore Sun, 1962-1981, 83-99, Sunday Sun book review editor, 1967-1969, Sunday Sun restaurant critic, 1971-1981, 84-86, Sun art critic, 1983-1984, 86-99.

    Works

    • Mount Vernon Place (MD) (Images of America)
    • Long cherished as the cultural heart of Baltimore, Mount Vernon Place arose in the wake of a contested idea: the construction of America's first freestanding monument to George Washington.
    • Look Again in Baltimore
    • A marriage of photography and criticism, this elegant volume celebrates details of Baltimore's fine architectural heritage and explores both familiar and unnoticed places.

    Membership

    Member Maryland Club, 14 West Hamilton Street Club, Harvard-Radcliffe Club.
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    Born December 17, 1938
    Died April, 2008
    (aged 69)
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1962 - 1981
      Member, staff Baltimore Sun
    • 1967 - 1969
      Member, staff Baltimore Sun
    • 1971 - 1981
      Member, staff Baltimore Sun
    • 1983 - 1984
      Member, staff Baltimore Sun