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Matilda Cuomo
First Lady of New York
In office
January 1, 1983 – December 31, 1994
Governor Mario Cuomo
Preceded by Evangeline Gouletas
Succeeded by Libby Pataki
Second Lady of New York
In office
January 1, 1979 – December 31, 1982
Lieutenant Governor Mario Cuomo
Preceded by Edwin Margolis
(Second Gentleman)
Succeeded by Dee DelBello
Personal details
Born
Mattia Raffa

September 16, 1931 (1931-09-16) (age 90)
New York
United States
Nationality American
Spouse(s)
Mario Cuomo
(m. 1954; died 2015)
Children 5 (including Andrew, Margaret, Chris Cuomo)
Education St. John's University 1954
Occupation Advocate for women, children, and families

Matilda Cuomo (born September 16, 1931) is an American activist and philanthropist. She was the First Lady of New York from 1983 to 1994. She is the widow of Governor of New York Mario Cuomo and mother of current Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo and CNN presenter Chris Cuomo. She is the founder of the Child Advocacy Group Mentoring USA.

Cuomo was added into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2017.

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