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pharmaceutical company executive

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.


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.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Special Forces Association News.


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.

Jeremiah Edmund

Mary Theresa Dorsey

Nadia S. Vidach

Todd Edmund Dorsey

Jaime Erin Dorsey

Megan Elizabeth Dorsey

Kelly Annual Dorsey