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Helen Cook Jones

Helen Cook Jones, American author.


  • Jones, Helen Cook was born on January 17, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Clyde W. and Carrie May (Morrish) Cook.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1938. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1938—1939.


    • Teacher Hollywood High School, California, 1939—1942, Pleasant Hill Intermediate School District, 1953—1954.


    • Co-author (with B. Bond, V. Dobbin, H. Gofman & L. Lyon): The Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Diet Book, 1951, review editions, 1971, 1984. Co-author: (with Hardin B. Jones) Sensual Drugs: Deprivation and Rehabilitation of the Mind, 1977. Co-author: (with P. W. Lovinger) The Marijuana Question and Science's Search for an Answer, 1984.


    Member University California Faculty Wives Foreign Student Committee, Berkeley, 1970—1980. Board directors American Council Drug Abuse, New York City, since 1978. Member advisory board Parents Who Care, Palo Alto, California, since 1981.

    Contributing editor Committees of Corresponding, New York City, since 1982. Member of Californians for Drug-free Youth, Parent Resources and Information on Drug Education, National Federation Parents for a Drug Free Youth, Claremont Book Club (Berkeley, California), Berkeley City Club (board directors 1981, since 1984).


    • Married Hardin Blair Jones, March 17, 1940 (deceased February 1978). Children: Carolyn, Hardin, Nancy, Mark.
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    • 1938
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1939 - 1942
      Teacher, Hollywood High School
      California, United States
    • 1953 - 1954
      Teacher, Hollywood High School