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Editor

Robert Carter Cook, American editor. Recipient Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation award in planned parenthood, 1956.

Background

Cook, Robert Carter was born on April 9, 1898 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of O.F. and Alice (Carter) Cook.

Education

Student, George Washington University, 1917-1919;student, University Maryland., 1920-1921.

Career

Science aid, United States Bureau Standards, 1916-1918;manager, editor, The Journal of Heredity, 1922-1952;editor, The Journal of Heredity, 1952-1962;director, Population Reformed Bureaueditor, Population Bulletin, 1951-1958;president, editor, Population Bulletin, from 1959. Professor lecturer medical genetics Medical School George Washington University, 1944-1963, lecturer biology, 1946-1963.

Membership

Member program committee, organizer section I, Inter-American Conference on Conservation, 1948. Member advisory committee Conservation Foundation. Director Association for Research in Human Heredity, 1947-1950.

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Eugenics Society (editor Eugenical News 1942, director), American Genetic Association, Genetics Society of America, American Society Human Genetics, American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Medicine Washington, Washington Academy of Sciences, National Parks Association (trustee), National Association Science Writers, Cosmos Club (Washington), National Press Club.

Connections

Married Margaret Brown, August 4, 1921. Children: John Robert, Barbara Alice, Victoria Marian. Married Helen Hall Jennings, February 28, 1944.

Married Annabelle Deumond, August 19, 1946.

father:
O.F. Cook

mother:
Alice (Carter) Cook

spouses:
Margaret Brown

Helen Hall Jennings

Annabelle Deumond

children:
John Robert Cook

Barbara Alice Cook

Victoria Marian Cook