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Thomas Menino

Hon. Thomas M. Menino served three terms as Mayor of Boston where he made education, jobs, economic development and public safety his top priorities.

  • Served as founding co-director of Imitative on Cities with Boston University and launched Backstreets initiative, geared to supporting the small and mid-sized industrial and commercial businesses that operate on the city’s back streets and play a central role in the life and economy of the city
  • Served a nine year term as District Councilor from Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood, served as President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, where he declared affordable housing a national priority in 2002
  • Chaired the Task Force on Youth, Education, and Families, and was an advisor to the National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Earned an associate’s degree in business management, advertising, and sales from Chamberlayne Junior College, and a degree in community planning from the University of Massachusetts

Hon. Thomas Menino passed away on October 30, 2014

Last updated 8/25/16