James Clinton Cook, American engineer, educator. Decorated Bronze Star medal (United States); Croix de Guerre avec palme (Belgium). Registered profile engineer, South Carolina. Served from Second lieutenant to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Engineer, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 1939-1941. Chief movements branch transport division Office Military Government for Germany, 1946-1948. Assistant and associate professor mechanic engineering Clemson College, 1948-1954, professor, head department, since 1954.
Senior mechanic engineer Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, summers 1955, 56, 57, 59.