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Andrew Mark Cuomo

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Queens, Queens, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Mario Cuomo and Matilda Raffa Cuomo
Ex-husband of Kerry Kennedy
Partner of <private> Christiansen
Father of Cara Ethel Cuomo, Twin; Mariah Matilda Kennedy Cuomo, Twin and Michaela Andrea Kennedy Cuomo
Brother of <private> Perpignano (Cuomo); <private> Cole (Cuomo); <private> Cuomo and Chris Cuomo

Occupation: Governor of New York
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About Andrew Cuomo, 56th Governor of New York

Andrew Mark Cuomo was born on 6 December 1957 in Queens, New York, United States of America.

He is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. He was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Parents:

  1. the eldest son of Mario Cuomo (b. 15 June 1932) and Matilda Raffa. [1] Mario Cuomo was the 52nd Governor of New York (1983–1994).

Married:

  1. in 1991 to Kerry Kennedy (b. 8 September 1959). She is the seventh child of Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968) and Ethel Skakel Kennedy (1928-). The marriage ended in divorce in 2005 after three children together.
  2. as of 2008, dating Sandra Lee Christiansen (b. 3 July 1966) She uses the professional name of Sandra Lee. [2]

Children of Kerry Kennedy and Andrew Cuomo:

  1. Cara Ethel Kennedy Cuomo (twin)
  2. Mariah Matilda Kennedy Cuomo (twin)
  3. Michaela Andrea Kennedy Cuomo

the quotable Governor

After same-sex marriage legislation passed the New York State Senate on 24 June 2011, Governor Cuomo's press release included:

"New York has finally torn down the barrier that has prevented same-sex couples from exercising the freedom to marry and from receiving the fundamental protections that so many couples and families take for granted... With the world watching, the Legislature, by a bipartisan vote, has said that all New Yorkers are equal under the law .... " [3]

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Andrew Cuomo, 56th Governor of New York's Timeline

1957
December 6, 1957
Queens, Queens, NY, USA
1983
January 1983
- January 1983
Age 25
Albany, New York, United States

Mario Matthew Cuomo, 50, inaugurated as New York state's 52nd governor on New Year's Day 1983, resolved to uphold his chief campaign promise. His administration, unlike the federal government, would not neglect the needy.
"No family that favored its strong children -- or that, in the name of even-handedness, failed to help its vulnerable ones, would be worthy of the name," Cuomo said in a speech interrupted 14 times by applause. "And no state or nation, that chooses to ignore its troubled regions and people watching others thrive, can call itself justified.
"We must he the family of New York -- feeling one another's pain, sharing one another blessings, equitably, honorably -- fairly, without respect to geography or race or political affiliation."

Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/In-pictures-Inauguration-Day...

1995
January 11, 1995
Age 37
January 11, 1995
Age 37
1997
August 26, 1997
Age 39
2005
2005
Age 47
New York, USA
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