Donald C. Cook

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Donald C. Cook
Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission
In office
February 26, 1952  June 17, 1953
President Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by Harry A. McDonald
Succeeded by Ralph H. Demmler
Personal details
Born (1909-04-14)April 14, 1909
Escanaba, Michigan, U.S.
Died December 16, 1981(1981-12-16) (aged 72)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater University of Michigan
George Washington University Law School

Donald Clarence Cook (April 14, 1909  December 16, 1981) was chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission between 1952 and 1953 and also served as a member from 1949—1953. Cook later became chairman of American Electric Power (1962—1976)[1] Donald C. Cook Nuclear Generating Station is named for him.


  1. "History of AEP". American Electric Power website. Retrieved 2009-06-03.

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