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Jeremiah Edmund Dorsey

Jeremiah Edmund Dorsey, American pharmaceutical company executive. Decorated Silver Star, Bronze Star with 2 oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart with 4 oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation medal, Air medal with oak leaf cluster, Medal of Honor, Gallantry Cross, Vietnam; recipient Corporation Affirmative Action award 1981.


  • Dorsey, Jeremiah Edmund was born on October 15, 1944 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jeremiah Edmund and Mary Theresa Dorsey.

  • Education

    • AB, Assumption College, 1966. Master of Business Administration, Farleigh Dickinson University, 1978.


    • With Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1969-1988, national industrial engineering manager, 1975-1976, superintendent operations and maintenance, 1976-1988, director operations, member management board, 1976-1988. Vice president marketing, operations, general manager sales Johnson & Johnson Dental Products Company, 1976-1988. Executive vice president The Kaelin Group, Bridgeton, 1988.

      President Towle Housewares Company, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1988-1990. President, Chief Executive Officer Foster Medical Supply, Inc., Dedham, 1990-1992. Group president Carvel Hall Corporation, Crisfield, Maryland, since 1990.

      President, chief operating officer West Pharmaceutical Services Inc., Lionville, Pennsylvania, since 1992. Corporation officer J.E. Dorsey Company, Carvel Hall Corporation, Crisfield, Maryland. Board directors West Company de Mexico, Daikyo Seiko, Tokyo, Schubert Seals, Horsens, Denmark, DanBioSyst, Nottingham, England, Geschaftsfuherer West Company, Europe, Cardiotech International, Wilmington, Mass.

      Member board directors Associated International Corporation, Wilmington, Massachusetts, audit committee, compensation committee. Chairman nominating committee Cardiotec International.


    • Editor: Special Forces Association News.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Active New Jersey Commission for Discharge Upgrade, Appalachian Trail Conference. Member alumni board directors Assumption College, advisory committee University Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy. Member military academy selection committee United States Senate.

    Vice chairman New Jersey Vietnam Vets Leadership Program. Member Mercer County (New Jersey) Private Industry Council, New Jersey SR-92 Coalition. With United States Army, 1966-1969, Vietnam.

    Member DAV, Knights of Columbus, Sierra Club, Special Forces Association, Smithsonian Associates, Society First Division, Tiger Karate Society (Black Belt), Johnson & Johnson Management Club, Delta Epsilon Sigma.


    • Married Nadia S. Vidach, December 6, 1970. Children: Todd Edmund, Jaime Erin, Megan Elizabeth, Kelly Annual.
    • father: Jeremiah Edmund
    • mother: Mary Theresa Dorsey
    • spouse: Nadia S. Vidach
    • children: Todd Edmund Dorsey
    • Jaime Erin Dorsey
    • Megan Elizabeth Dorsey
    • Kelly Annual Dorsey
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    Born October 15, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1966
      Assumption College
    • 1978
      Farleigh Dickinson University
    • 1969 - 1988
      With Johnson & Johnson
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1976 - 1988
      With Johnson & Johnson
    • 1976 - 1988
      vice president, marketing
    • 1988
      executive, vice president The Kaelin Group
      Bridgeton, Missouri, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      president, Towle Housewares Company
      Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      president, Foster Medical Supply
      Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      Chief Executive Officer, Foster Medical Supply
      Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1990
      group president, Carvel Hall Corporation
      Crisfield, Maryland, United States
    • 1992
      Lionville, Pennsylvania, United States
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