He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977 and was mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989.New York City, New York, USA UU. Koch was a lifelong Democrat who described himself as a liberal with sanity. The Koch Management Project focuses on Ed Koch, the 105th mayor of New York City. From 1978 to 1989, Koch served three terms as one of the city's most popular and outspoken mayors.
In 1941, Koch began attending the City College of New York, but his studies were interrupted by World War II. In 1963, Koch became the district leader of the village's Democratic Party; then, in quick succession, he was elected to the New York City Council (196) and U. The following year, Koch lost the Democratic primary to David Dinkins, who became the city's first African-American mayor. The divisive nature of his last term led him to lose his fourth election bid to David Dinkins, who became the first black mayor of New York City.
In 1989, he ran for an unprecedented fourth term, but lost the Democratic primary to David Dinkins, who defeated Rudolph Giuliani and became the city's first African-American mayor. Between 1984 and 2000, he wrote more than a dozen books, from serious political issues to an illustrated book for children, and several mystery murders starring, in the purest Koch style, by a protagonist named Ed Koch, mayor of New York. Soffer, who wrote a biography entitled Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York, says that Koch managed to balance the city's budget, sometimes at the expense of minority and low-income communities. Throughout his career, Koch signed many bills, including one that allowed gays and lesbians to marry in New York City.
He says the Koch administration focused on keeping middle class families and white-collar jobs from leaving New York. The mayor of New York City, Ed Koch, says goodbye to journalists when he gets into his car after being discharged from a New York hospital on December 1.Former New York City mayor Ed Koch died, whose grandiose personality was well suited to the largest city in the country, but could also get him into trouble.