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Koch, Edward Irving (Ed)

Born: 1924 AD
Currently alive, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Authors, Mayors

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US judge, lawyer, and Democratic politician

 

admitted to New York bar 1949

 

Representative from New York 1969-1977

 

mayor of New York City 1978-1990

 

co-wrote novel "Murder at City Hall" 1995

 

judge on television show "The People's Court" 1997-1999


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Page last updated: 1:36pm, 25th Jul '06

  • "The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again."
  • "We're in the hands of the state legislature and God, but at the moment, the state legislature has more to say than God."
  • "I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them."
  • "If you turn your back on these people, you yourself are an animal. You may be a well-dressed animal, but you are nevertheless an animal."
  • "If you don't like the president, it costs you 90 bucks to fly to Washington to picket. If you don't like the governor, it costs you 60 bucks to fly to Albany to picket. If you don't like me, 90 cents."