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James Clinton Cook

educator , engineer

James Clinton Cook, American engineer, educator. Decorated Bronze Star medal (United States); Croix de Guerre avec palme (Belgium). Registered profile engineer, South Carolina. Served from Second lieutenant to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Cook, James Clinton was born on September 21, 1918 in Atlanta. Son of James Clinton and Alline (Wellborn) Cook.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, Clemson College, 1939, Master of Mechanical Engineering, 1951. Master of Science (fellow General Education Board, Rockefeller Foundation), University of Michigan, 1953, Doctor of Philosophy., 1955.

Career

Engineer, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 1939-1941. Chief movements branch transport division Office Military Government for Germany, 1946-1948. Assistant and associate professor mechanic engineering Clemson College, 1948-1954, professor, head department, since 1954.

Senior mechanic engineer Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, summers 1955, 56, 57, 59.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

Bible is the primary source of theology and doctrine, with three others being tradition, reason and experience.

Membership

Served from Second lieutenant to major Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Irene Schwarz, February 26, 1946. Children: James Clinton III, Frances Alline, Robert Wellborn.

father:
James Clinton Cook

mother:
Alline (Wellborn) Cook

spouse:
Irene Schwarz

children:
James Clinton III Cook

Frances Alline Cook

Robert Wellborn Cook