Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
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1938 – He was born.
1970 – He served as a member of the New York State Assembly representing the Bronx.
1978 – He was elected to the first of four terms as New York State Attorney General.
1979 – He served as the Bronx Borough President and ex-officio member of the New York
City Board of Estimate.
– He is considered a member of the reform wing of the Democratic Party.
1992 – He sought election to the United States Senate.
– He won the Democratic Primary, defeating former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro,
Rev. Al Sharpton, and New York City Comptroller Elizabeth Holtzman.
1994 – He resigned the attorney generalship with a year left in his term to go into the
private practice of law.
– He is an alumnus of Columbia College and the New York University School of Law.