Jay was born in Mt. Pleasant , NY, son of the late Edward Joseph Dahlgren and Adeline Theresa Miles. He was the General Manager of Edisto Beverage of Orangeburg, and was a retired Master Chief in the U.S. Navy, and a veteran of Vietnam and Korea. Jay proudly served as the Commodore of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary since February 1992, and with the US Power Squadron since 1991 in Columbia, SC. -Elizabeth Agar
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