Pictures of famous figures from Medford
The mayor of New York and owner of a media empire was born in Brighton but grew up in Medford.
In a recently published biography, the author described hometown in a not flattering manner. "Medford was quiet and dull and Mike was bored. The place could not contain him."
His mother, Charlotte, who recently died, disagreed. There are some people who think theres always something better someplace else, she said. I think Medford is a great place to live. Charlotte is pictured holding a bible while her son is sworn in.