Cook, Jerrold K.

June 20, 2006

On June 18, 2006, JERROLD KELLEY COOK, (LT. CMDR. U.S.N.R.), a resident of Broadmead Retirement Community, Cockeysville, MD. Mr. Cook was born in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1916, lived in New York City and settled in Baltimore, MD. He graduated from Harvard College in 1938. He was the son of the late Thomas M. Cook, Jr, and Nathalie J. Kelley Cook. He worked for State Street Trust Company and Bethlehem Shipbuilding. Mr. Cook served during WWII aboard the USS Monterey, the USS Hoggart Bay and the USS Tarawa, holding the rank of Ensign to Lieutenant and was later promoted to Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve. After the war, he worked for Container Corporation of America, Republic Steel Corporation along with his own companies Cook International, Cook Steel, Investors Services, and Somerset Film and Video. He was an avid racing sailor on the Chesapeake Bay and in New England. He is survived by 2 nephews, Douglas Morrell Cook of Hanover, PA, and Thomas Mc Kowen Cook of Mimbres, NM. A private Gravesaide Service will be held in the Cook plot in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY, at a later date. Arrangements by the family owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC. (410) 377-8300.

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