Meet Bob Doxsee, Jr.
Born and raised in Freeport, NY, Bob Doxsee Jr. ran The Doxsee Sea Clam Co., one of the oldest family-owned and operated seafood businesses in New York State for decades. Bob represented the fourth generation of Doxsees’ to run the firm until they decided to cease operations in 2012.
Doxsee’s modern sea clam processing facility produced a variety of fresh and frozen clam products from its Point Lookout location starting since 1933.
In 1944, the company switched from ocean pound trap fishing d/b/a Bight Eye Fish Co., to harvesting and processing surf clams d/b/a Long Island Sea Clam Co.
Bob graduated from Freeport High School in 1948, married his wife Patricia in 1956 and together they raised two daughters, Elizabeth and Jennifer.
Bob Doxsee, Jr.’s speaking presentations are a lively combination of historical pictures, legendary tales of colorful men and women and a reflection on how much life and business has changed on Long Island over the past 150 years. Bob is a walking, talking, and entertaining connection to Long Island’s commerce and societal history.