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Highlights in the career of Mario Cuomo

Highlights in the career of Mario Cuomo, who served 3 terms as governor of New York

FILE--In this Nov. 8, 1977, file photo, Liberal party candidate Mario Cuomo talks to reporters and supporters at his election night headquarters in Ne...

Obit Mario Cuomo

FILE--In this Nov. 8, 1977, file photo, Liberal party candidate Mario Cuomo talks to reporters and supporters at his election night headquarters in Ne...

Here are some highlights in the career of Mario Cuomo:

Born: June 15, 1932, in Queens, New York

Graduated: St. John's University in 1953 and St. John's law school in 1956

1972: Mediates public housing dispute in Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens.

1977: Runs unsuccessfully for New York City mayor, losing to Ed Koch.

1982: Beats Koch in race for governor. Re-elected in 1986, 1990.

1984: Address to Democratic National Convention raises his national profile.

1988, 1992: Stays out of presidential race despite calls for him to run.

1994: Loses bid for fourth term to Republican George Pataki.

2014: Last appearance on election night in November, when he joined his son Andrew on stage to celebrate Andrew's re-election as governor.


Updated : 2021-09-23 17:34 GMT+08:00