Cuomo, Mario Matthew
- Ann T. Keene
Cuomo, Mario Matthew (15 Jun. 1932–1 Jan. 2015), politician, was born in the New York City borough of Queens, the fourth child of Andrea and Immaculata Giordano Cuomo, immigrants from southern Italy. The family operated a grocery store, and their son attended a local public elementary school before entering St. John’s Preparatory School, a local Catholic institution, where he excelled in both academics and baseball. He went on to attend St. John’s University but interrupted his studies in ...