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also known as Edward Irving Koch

Lawyer , mayor

Ed Koch, American lawyer, former mayor. Bar: New York State 1949. Recipient: New York Federal Bar Council Emory Buckner medal for Outstanding Public Service, 2004. Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II.

Background

Koch, Ed was born on December 12, 1924 in New York City. Son of Louis and Joyce Koch.

Education

Attended, College City New York, 1941—1943. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1948.

Career

Private practice, New York City, 1949-1964. Democratic district leader Greenwich Village, 1963-1965. Senior partner Koch Lankenau Schwartz & Kovner, New York City, 1965-1969.

Member New York City Council, 1967-1968, United States Congress from 17th New York Dist, 1969-1972, United States Congress from 18th New York Dist, 1973-1977, member appropriations committee. Mayor New York City, 1978-1989. Partner Bryan Cave LLP, New York City, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York State 1949.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II.

Connections

father:
Louis Koch

mother:
Joyce Koch