Retired 19th JDC Judge Lewis S. Doherty, III, 91, died December 31, 2017. He earned his BA and LL.B. degrees from Louisiana State University. Following admission to the bar in 1951, Doherty was in the private practice of law in Baton Rouge. He served on Baton Rouge City Council from 1953 to 1956. Doherty was elected to Baton Rouge City Court in 1961. He was elected to the 19th JDC in 1966 and served there until his retirement at the end of 1983. In retirement Doherty served appointments ad hoc and pro temp in 24 different parishes for many courts including the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court.