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Catherine Coghlan Cook

Catherine Coghlan Cook, American Lawyer. Bar: Maryland. 1974, District of Columbia 1975, Illinois 1991. Ford Foundation fellow, 1974-1975.


Cook, Catherine Coghlan was born on January 25, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John Patrick and Catherine Marie (Lyons) Coghlan.


Bachelor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1954. Master of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1960. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1974.

Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1975.


Instructor, lecturer, Loyola University, Chicago, 1960-1967;instructor, lecturer, George Washington University, Washington, 1968-1971;trial attorney, United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, 1975-1983;assistant general counsel, deputy general counsel, Department Energy, Washington, 1983-1986;general counsel, special counsel, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, 1986-1991;general counsel, United States Railroad Retirement Board, Chicago, since 1991. Instructor DePaul University Law, Chicago, 1996-1997.


Married Bruce A. Cook, December 5, 1956 (divorced 1982). Children: Robert, Catherine, Cecilia.