Donald C. Cook
|Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission|
February 26, 1952 – June 17, 1953
|President||Harry S. Truman|
Dwight D. Eisenhower
|Preceded by||Harry A. McDonald|
|Succeeded by||Ralph H. Demmler|
|Born||April 14, 1909|
Escanaba, Michigan, U.S.
|Died|| December 16, 1981 (aged 72)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
George Washington University Law School
Donald Clarence Cook (April 14, 1909 – December 16, 1981) was chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission between 1952 and 1953 and also served as a member from 1949 to 1953.
Cook was a resident student at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts in 1927.: 158 He ultimately became chairman of American Electric Power (1962–1976) Donald C. Cook Nuclear Generating Station is named for him.