John Brown Cook
|John Brown Cook|
Cover of Genii (1946)
|Born||July 4, 1908|
|Died||April 17, 1978 (age 69) |
After graduating in 1929 from Dartmouth College with distinction in Physics, he worked in the family business, Reliable Electric Company of Chicago, Illinois. He later became its president in 1942 where he met and became lifelong friends with Arthur Buckley, who was on the staff.
He held patents on many inventions relating to the telephone and power industry.
- ↑ Cover Genii 1946 April
- ↑ Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 66, No. 1698, June 1978, Story how Buckley and Cook met, page 178
- ↑ Genii Magazine, Vol. 42, No. 7, July 1978, Obituary John Brown Cook, page 408
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 30, No. 2, April 1950, Close-up Magic Pays Dividends, by Arthur Buckley, page 24
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 58, No. 7, July 1978, John B. Cook Succumbs, page 98