John Cook
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John Cook

Democrat

Mayor of El Paso, Texas, born 1946

El Paso, Texas
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John Cook

Mayor of El Paso, Texas, born 1946
Summary
Experience
75
Years of Age
6
Years of Experience
TXResidence (state)

John F. Cook (born February 27, 1946) is an American businessman, veteran, civic leader, and member of the Paso Del Norte Group. Cook was Mayor of El Paso, Texas for two terms from 2005 to 2013. Due to the City Charter's term limits clause Cook was not eligible for a third term in 2013.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
University of Texas, El Paso
Certificate Special Education
1993
University of Texas, El Paso
Bachelors
1977
Holy Cross Seminary
Attended

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 10)  
Member
El Paso City Council
1999 - 2005
Mayor
City of El Paso
Grant Writer
1992 - Current
Manager
Network Operations, Southwestern Bell and Bell Affiliates
1965 - 1992
Served
United States Army, Vietnam
1967 - 1970
Formal Non-Profit Organization Consultant
Former Financial Planner
Waddell and Reed
Former Installer
Western Electric Company
Former Teacher
El Paso Independent School District
Small Business Owner

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
Co-Founder
United States-Mexico Border Mayors Association
Meber
Southwest Border Task Force
Member
Homeland Security Advisory Council