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Company executive

Jack Martin Cooper, American data processing and telecommunications company executive. Member at large N. Florida council Boy Scouts American, since 1986; member Friends of the South Carolina Coast.

Background

Cooper, Jack Martin was born on April 26, 1939 in Silver City, New Mexico, United States. Son of Hampton J. and Jessie E. Cooper.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 1960. Master of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1968.

Career

Engineer, salesman General Electric Company, Phoenix, 1960-1965. National accounts manager University Computer Company, Dallas, 1969-1972. Vice president computer services University South Carolina, Columbia, 1972-1979.

Director computer systems and development Williams Company, Tulsa, 1979-1980. President, vice president management information systems Seaboard R.R. (now CSX Tech, Inc.), Jacksonville, Florida, since 1980, also board directors. President, chief executive officer CSX Technology, Inc., since 1986.

President Cybernetics & Systems Inc., since 1980, also board directors. President Chessie Computer Service, Baltimore, since 1986, also board directors. Member faculty Transportation Center, Northwestern University.

Membership

Member at large N. Florida council Boy Scouts American, since 1986. Member Friends of the South Carolina Coast.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Margaret S. Walta, June 12, 1970. Children: James H., John W.

father:
Hampton J.

mother:
Jessie E. Cooper

spouse:
Margaret S. Walta

child:
James H. Cooper

child:
John W. Cooper