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In Memoriam

Retired Third Circuit Court of Appeal Judge J. Burton Foret Sr.

Retired Third Circuit Court of Appeal Judge J. Burton Foret Sr., 75, died Tuesday, March 15, 2005. He served as a United States Marine 1947-1950, during the Korean Conflict in 1951, and again in 1952-1954. As a student at LSU he was President of the Junior Class of Law School, Speaker of the Student Senate, a member of the LSU Student Council and of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. He was elected the first City Judge of the newly-created City Court of Ville Platte, serving from 1967-1974 when he began service as judge of the 13th JDC. He was elected to the Third Circuit Court of Appeal in 1976 where he sat until his retirement in 1992. While on the bench, he served as President of the Council of Juvenile Court Judges, Treasurer of the Louisiana City Judges Association, was a member of the Judicial Council of the Louisiana Supreme Court, serving as a delegate of the Conference of Court of Appeal Judges, was elected State Chairman of the Louisiana Conference of National Youth Development and Delinquency Prevention Institute, and was a member of the Board of Directors, Evangeline Council on Law Enforcement. He served as Vice President of the Institut International de Droit D’Expression Francaise, an international organization of jurists, law professors and lawyers from 39 countries.

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