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Koch, Edward Irving (Ed)

Born: 1924 AD
Currently alive, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Authors, Mayors


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


Page last updated: 3:36am, 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."