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Eugene Cook, American lawyer. Mason (Shriner), Woodman of the World, Elk.; Club: Lions International (past governor and deputy district governor).

Background

Cook, Eugene was born on April 4, 1904 in Wrightsville, Georgia, United States. Son of James Monroe and Ida (Preston) Cook.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., 1926. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, 1927.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1927, general practice of law, Atlanta, Wrightsville and Dublin, Georgia, 1927-1943. Solictor city court, Wrightsvilte, Johnson County, 1933-1937. Judge city court, 1937-1941.

Solicitor general, Dublin judicial circuit, January 1941-February 1943. State revenue commissioner, February 1943-August 1945. Attorney general of Georgia since August 1945.

Past chairman Young Men’s Democratic Club, 6th Congressional District. Past chairman Johnson County Democratic Executive Committee. Former trustee Brewton Praker Institute, Mercer U.

Past district chairman central Georgia committee Boy Scouts.

Membership

Mason (Shriner), Woodman of the World, Elk. Club: Lions International (past governor and deputy district governor).

Connections

Married Julia Adelaide McClatchey, June 28, 1928. Children: Julian Eugene, Charles McClathchey.

father:
James Monroe Cook

mother:
Ida (Preston) Cook

spouse:
Julia Adelaide McClatchey

child:
Julian Eugene Cook

child:
Charles McClathchey Cook