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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