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Thomas Menino

53rd mayor of Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Thomas Michael Menino (December 27, 1942 – October 30, 2014) was an American politician. He served as the 53rd Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts (1993–2014). He was the city's longest-serving mayor. Before becoming mayor, the Boston native was a member and President of Boston City Council.

Tom Menino
Thomas Menino, Mayor of Boston.jpg
53rd Mayor of Boston
In office
July 12, 1993[1] – January 6, 2014[2]
Preceded byRaymond Flynn
Succeeded byMarty Walsh
President of the Boston City Council
In office
January – March 1993
Preceded byDapper O'Neil
Succeeded byJames M. Kelly
Boston City Councilor
for District 5
In office
1984–1993
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byDaniel F. Conley
Personal details
Born
Thomas Michael Menino

(1942-12-27)December 27, 1942
Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedOctober 30, 2014(2014-10-30) (aged 71)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Resting placeFairview Cemetery
Hyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Angela Faletra (1966–2014; his death)
ChildrenSusan
Thomas Jr.
Alma materMount Ida College
University of Massachusetts Boston

Menino died in Boston, Massachusetts from cancer of unknown primary origin, aged 71.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. McGrory, Brian (July 13, 1993). "Menino, `a neighborhood guy,' now at center stage". The Boston Globe. p. 12. Retrieved February 26, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.
  2. Ryan, Andrew (January 7, 2014). "With theme of unity, Walsh takes helm as mayor of Boston". The Boston Globe. p. A.1. Retrieved March 17, 2018 – via pqarchiver.com.
  3. "Thomas M. Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Has Died". Boston.com. Retrieved October 30, 2014.

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