Mario Matthew Cuomo (born June 15, 1932) served as the 52nd Governor of New York from 1983 to 1994, and is the father of Andrew Cuomo, the current governor of New York.
He was born in the New York City borough of Queens to a family of Italian origin. His father, Andrea Cuomo, was from Nocera Superiore, Italy, and his mother, Immacolata (née Giordano), was from Tramonti. The family owned... more »
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''You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.''Mario Cuomo (b. 1932), U.S. Democratic politician. New Republic (Washington, DC, April 8, 1985).