Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo


Mario Cuomo was born to Andrea and Immaculata Cuomo on June 15th, 1932, in Queens, New York. He was the son of Italian immigrants. In Cuomo's early years he attended Saint John's University, summa cum laude in 1953. He then attended St. John's School of Law, and graduated tied for the top of his class in 1956. Cuomo became an advisor to Judge Adrian P. Burke that same year and then entered private practice in 1958. Cuomo also was a professor at St. John's law school throughout the sixties, and chaired the University Alumni Federation. Cuomo was becoming a well known political figure and liberal in the state of New York about this time. In 1974 Cuomo was the Lieutenant Governor nominee on the Democratic ballot alongside Howard Samuels, but his ticket lost to the winners of the Democratic Nomination, Hugh Carey. Governor Hugh Carey was so impressed with Cuomo, Carey appointed him to Secretary of State. In 1977 Cuomo ran for Mayor of New York, but lost in the primary to the eventual win
  • Where was
    Mario Cuomo born?

    Mario Cuomo was born in Queens, New York, USA

  • How much is Mario Cuomo worth?

    Mario Cuomo is worth $10 Million

Best Quotes

  • You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.
  • Democracy is not meant to be efficient, it is meant to be fair.
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