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Ed Koch

Ed KochAKA Edward Irving Koch

Born: 12-Dec-1924
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1-Feb-2013
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum, Manhattan, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute [1]
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of New York City, 1978-89

Military service: US Army (WWII, discharged 1946)

[1] "No, I am not a homosexual. If I were a homosexual, I would hope I would have the courage to say so. What's cruel is that you are forcing me to say I am not a homosexual. This means you are putting homosexuals down. I don't want to do that."

Sister: Pat Koch Thaler

    Law School: JD, New York University (1948)
    University: BA, City College of New York (1981)
    Professor: New York University

    Mayor of New York City (1978-89)
    US Congressman, New York 18th (1973-77)
    US Congressman, New York 17th (1969-73)
    New York City Council (1966-)
    Bryan Cave Partner
    Bill Bradley for President
    Friends of Hillary
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Inner-City Scholarship Fund Trustee Emeritus
    New York State Bar Association 1949
    US Holocaust Memorial Museum Council member
    Traveled to the USSR Apr-1971
    Stroke 1987
    Heart Attack Mar-1999
    Angioplasty 1-Jul-1999
    Hernia Operation New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center (Dec-2006)
    Heart Bypass Operation quadruple (2009)
    Cholecystectomy (2009)
    Risk Factors: Pacemaker

    The People's Court 1997-99

    Koch (8-Oct-2012) · Himself
    The Central Park Five (24-May-2012) · Himself
    Limelight (2011)
    Making the Boys (18-Jul-2009) · Himself
    American Swing (5-Sep-2008) · Himself
    Run for Your Life (Apr-2008) · Himself
    We Own the Night (25-May-2007) · Mayor
    Fahrenhype 9/11 (5-Oct-2004) · Himself
    The Hebrew Hammer (23-Jan-2003) · Himself
    The Sports Pages (7-Jan-2001) · Himself
    The First Wives Club (20-Sep-1996) · Himself
    Eddie (31-May-1996) · Former Mayor of NYC
    City Hall (16-Feb-1996) · Newscaster
    Married to It (11-Sep-1991) · Himself
    New York Stories (1-Mar-1989) · Himself
    Trading Hearts (11-Mar-1988)
    Key Exchange (14-Aug-1985) · Himself
    The Muppets Take Manhattan (13-Jul-1984) · Surprise Cameo
    Terrible Joe Moran (27-Mar-1984)
    Style Wars (1983) · Himself

Author of books:
Mayor (1984)
All the Best: Letters from a Feisty Mayor (1990, letters)
Citizen Koch: An Autobiography (1992, memoir)
Ed Koch on Everything: Movies, Politics, Personalities, Food and Other Stuff (1994, nonfiction)
Buzz: How to Create It and Win With It (2007, self-help)
The Koch Papers: My Fight Against Anti-Semitism (2009, memoir)

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