Frank Clarendon Cook
Captain, United States Navy
Decorated In War With Spain
Held Important Posts In World War
PHILADELPHIA - April 21, 1936 - Captain Frank C. Cook, retired Naval officer, died of kidney and heart ailments yesterday at the Naval Hospital here after an illness of two months. He was 66 years old.
Captain Cook retired in 1933 after forty years with the Navy Medial Corps. Born in Bath, Maine, he was the son of the late Rear Admiral Francis A. Cook. He entered the Navy after graduating from the Harvard Medical School in 1893 and served in the blockade of Cuba in the Spanish-American War. He was decorated for attending the wounded while under fire on the USS Winslow.
During the World War he was in charge of the Naval Hospital at Hampton Roads, Virginia, and subsequently was assigned to Bremerton, Washington, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and Quantico, Virginia, hospitals and the Naval Academy. From 1928 until his retirement Captain Cook was senior medical officer at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Eugenia Dain Cook, and two sons, Francis A. and Thomas B. Cook. A funeral service will be held here tomorrow and burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
NOTE: Also see the file for James
N. Sutton, Jr., Second Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps.
COOK, FRANK CLARENDON
CAPT MED CORPS USN
DATE OF DEATH: 04/20/1936
BURIED AT: SECTION 7 SITE 10341-B
COOK, EUGENIA BAIN W/O FRANK CLARENDON