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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.


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.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: backpacking, basketball.


Married Patrice Mitchell, September 15, 1984. 1 child, Laine Mitchell.