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Edward James Doherty

Edward James Doherty, American commissioner. Named one of Outstanding Young Men in American, 1985; recipient Certified of Merit, United Way Greater Rochester, 1988.


  • Doherty, Edward James was born on January 14, 1950 in Brooklyn. Son of Edward Patrick and Edna Helen (Stoll) Doherty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. John Fisher College, 1972. Master of Public Administration, State University of New York, Brockport, 1981.


    • Staff assistant, Rochester (New York) Telephone Corporation, 1972-1974;with, City of Rochester, since 1974;director budget, City of Rochester, 1982-1986;commissioner environmental services, City of Rochester, since 1986.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Monroe County Pure Waters Advisory Committee, Rochester, since 1988, Monroe County Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Rochester, since 1988. Member American Society for Public Administration (officer national council 1985-1988, chapter president 1983), American Public Work Association, St. John Fisher College Alumni Association (downtowners committee).



    Avocations: backpacking, basketball.


    • Married Patrice Mitchell, September 15, 1984. 1 child, Laine Mitchell.
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    Born January 14, 1950
    (age 67)