Ed Koch, the brash former New York City mayor who typically greeted constituents with a “How’m I doin’?” died Friday at the
age of 88, his spokesman said.
Koch died of congestive heart failure, spokesman George Arzt said.
The lawyer-turned-public servant was a U.S. congressman from 1968 until he ran for mayor of the city in 1977 He served three terms until David Dinkins defeated him in a Democratic primary.
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