Michael D. Cousino was born in Gouverneur, New York in 1947. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps’ I Corps in Northern Vietnam from 1968 to ’69, when he was wounded in battle. After his discharge from the service and stints in physical rehabilitation, Cousino lived in the southern U.S.
The Clark family has North Country roots that go back to Edwin Clark, who settled in the then village of Ogdensburgh in 1820. His wife, Sarah Hasbrouck Clark, was the daughter of Louis Hasbrouck, one of the founders of the village and the first clerk of St.
Index of the Niles' Weekly Register, a newsweekly published from 1811-1849. Some full text; print available in Special Collections.