Genealogical and Family History
STATE OF MAINE
Compiled under the editorial supervision of George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D.
LEWIS HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY
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[Transcribed by Coralynn Brown]
[Many families included in these genealogical records had their beginnings in Massachusetts.]
Wilmer Judson Dorman, son of Charles A. and Ella B. (Billings) Dorman (see sketch of Billings family), was born in Bloomington, Illinois, Nov. 15, 1873. He came to Freedom, Maine, with his mother when a young child and attended the public schools of that town and the East Maine Conference Seminary at Bucksport, Maine. He has been in banking business since completing his schooling. For nine years he was clerk in the National Bank at Belfast, Maine. In 1900 he was appointed assistant treasurer of the Belfast Savings Bank and in 1905 was made the treasurer, a position he still holds.
He is a prominent Mason, a member of Phoenix Lodge, No. 22, Free Masons, Belfast; of Corinthian Chapter, Royal Arch Chapter of Belfast; of King Solomon Council, Royal and Select Masters; of Palestine Commandery, Knights Templar, of Belfast; of Kora Temple, Mystic Shrine, Lewiston, Maine; of the Scottish Rite, Rockland; Consistory, Portland, Maine. He has taken the thirty-second degree in Masonry and is well known throughout the state in Masonic circles.
In religion he is Unitarian.
He married, June 5, 1895, Bertha E., born Nov. 13, 1871, daughter of John H. and Nancy M. Emery, of Belfast.
Their daughter, Hope Dorman, was born at Belfast, Jan. 1, 1904.