Retired Orleans Parish Traffic Court Judge Oliver S. Delery, 85, died Saturday, January 23, 2010. He took his first oath of office as judge of Division D of Traffic Court on January 1, 1967 and served there 32 years until his retirement in 1998. During his time on the bench, he was a member of a number of local, state and national committees related to Traffic Courts and criminal justice. He was a past president of the American Judges Association and The Louisiana City Court Judges Association. He was not only involved a number of civic, charitable and social organizations, but also served in many leadership positions within those groups. He was a retired Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy and remained in the Reserves where he was a pilot for over 20 years.