He was born in Eastview, which was later renamed Vanier, in 1937, the son of Trefflé Cousineau and Augustine Charette. His grandfather, Jean-Baptiste Charette, was mayor of Eastview in 1936. Cousineau was first elected to Vanier city council in 1974 and became mayor in 1991. He succeeded Gisèle Lalonde to become the 17th and last mayor of the city.
Cousineau was employed at Bell Canada. He married to Raymonde Proulx in 1962 and to Yolande Patry in 1984.
- Paquette, Léo (1992). Vanier (Eastview) au temps du premier maire : Camille Gladu (1913- 1921). Vanier. ISBN 2-9802732-0-1.
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