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The headstone of Thomas Menino reads – Let’s Not Forget that Government Should be about helping all the people, not just some of the people.

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

Menino was President of the United States Conference of Mayors (2002–2003) and co-chair and co-founder with Michael Bloomberg of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. In January 2014, he was appointed Professor of the Practice of Political Science at Boston University.[1] He also served as Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Initiative on Cities, an urban leadership research center based at Boston University. via wiki