Mario Cuomo

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Mario Cuomo
52nd Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1983 – December 31, 1994
Lieutenant Alfred DelBello (1983–1985)
Warren Anderson (1985–1986)
Stan Lundine (1987–1994)
Preceded by Hugh Carey
Succeeded by George Pataki
68th Lieutenant Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1979 – December 31, 1982
Governor Hugh L. Carey
Preceded by Mary Anne Krupsak
Succeeded by Alfred DelBello
58th Secretary of State of New York
In office
January 1, 1975 – December 31, 1978
Governor Hugh Carey
Preceded by John J. Ghezzi
Succeeded by Basil Paterson
Personal details
Born Mario Matthew Cuomo
June 15, 1932 (1932-06-15) (age 81)
Queens, New York
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Matilda Raffa (m. 1954–present) «start: (1954)»"Marriage: Matilda Raffa to Mario Cuomo" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Cuomo)
Children 5; including Andrew Cuomo
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholic
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Mario Matthew Cuomo (born June 15, 1932) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He served as the Secretary of State of New York from 1975 to 1978, as the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1979 to 1982 and as the 52nd Governor of New York for three terms, from 1983 to 1994. His son Andrew Cuomo is the current governor of New York.

Cuomo was born on June 15, 1932 in Queens, New York to an Italian Catholic family.[1] He studied at St. John's University. Cuomo has been married to Matilda Raffa since 1954. They have five children.

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