Dorchester Everett, Historic Saranac Lake Collection. 

Born: 1898

Died: January 17, 1979

Married: Elizabeth Careen (or Corinne) Mitchell

Children: Elizabeth Everett (Mrs. William Root, Jr.), Nancy Everett Forbes

Dorchester Everett served in the navy in World War I. He was one of the nine members of the Saranac Lake High School class of 1916 who served in the war. Mr. Everett's nieces shared his photographs and letters with Historic Saranac Lake for the exhibit: "The Great War: World War I in Saranac Lake."

After the war, Everett worked in his father's clothing store, Everett's Clothing Store, at 25 Main Street. After his father's death in 1944, he took over the operation, moving it to 45 Broadway; his family lived above the store. 12

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 8, 1979


SARANAC LAKE - A funeral service will be held Tuesday for Dorchester Everett who died Jan. 17 in the Bronx where he had made his home for three years.

The service at the Fortune Funeral Home at 3 p.m. will be conducted by the Rev. Eric King, pastor of the Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Everett was born in New York City, a son of Fred and Nellie Porter Everett and lived in Saranac Lake for 70 years. The Everett Clothing Store on Broadway was owned by either Mr. Everett or his father from 1905 to 1975.

Mr. Everett was a graduate of Saranac Lake High School and a veteran of the World War I Navy. He was a member of the Elks, the Masons, the American Legion and the Saranac Lake Golf Club.

Survivors are: his wife, Corinne Mitchell Everett; two daughters, Mrs. William (Elizabeth) Root of the Bronx with whom the Everetts made their home and Nancy Forbes of Whitesboro; two sisters, Elizabeth Everett of Blowing Rock, N.C. and Katryn Chegwidden of Chatham, N.J.; and six grandchildren.

Saranac Lake High School Class of 1916, Dorchester Everett is at bottom right. (Historic Saranac Lake Collection, 2009)



1. Gallos, Philip L., Cure Cottages of Saranac Lake, Historic Saranac Lake, 1985, p. 69. ISBN 0-9615159-0-2
2. Adirondack Daily Enterprise, March 29, 1954