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Government official , meteorologist

Conrad Payne Mook, American meteorologist, former government official.


Mook, Conrad Payne was born on May 2, 1914 in Titusville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Raymond L. and Ella (Payne) Mook.


AB, College Wooster, 1939. Master of Science, New York University, 1943.


Instructor New York University, 1941—1943. Meteorologist United States Weather Bureau, Washington, 1943—1957. Geophysicist Harry Diamond Laboratories, 1961—1962.

Program manager, space vehicle thermal control, vacuum technical National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, 1962—1970. Delaware 1instr.1th general assembly International Union Geodesy and Geophysics, Toronto, 1957. Member commission IV, United States national committee International Science Radio Union, 1958—1965.

Chairman Government-Industry Committee High Powered Light Source Devel, 1969—1970.


Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (thermo-physics committee 1965-1970), Ohio Genealogical Society, Explorers, Sons Union Veterans Civil War (Commander Lincoln-Cushing Camp 1984-1985), Valley Forge History Society, Sons of the American Revolution (president George Mason chapter 1979-1981, Virginia Sons of the American Revolution-Children American Revolution coordinator 1980-1981, 3d vice president 1981-1982, 1st vice president 1982-1983, president 1983-1984, trustee 1984-1985, Chairman.US stamps committee since 1984), Society Mayflower Descendants District of Columbia (editor Pilgrim News 1976-1980, deputy governor 1983-1984, governor 1984-1986), Order Founders and Patriots American (treasurer District of Columbia Society 1977-1986), American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society (chairman District of Columbia branch 1953-1954), New York University Club, Lions (president Arlington Sunrise chapter 1984-1986).


Married Barbara Heer Held, September 6, 1941. Children: Patricia Ann Mook Harris, Mary Ann Mook Barnum.

Raymond L. Mook

Ella (Payne) Mook

Barbara Heer Held

Patricia Ann Mook Harris Mook

Mary Ann Mook Barnum Mook