COOK, Paul, a Representative from California; born in Meriden, New Haven County,
Conn., March 3, 1943; B.S., Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven,
Conn., 1966; M.P.A., California State University, San Bernardino, Calif., 1996;
M.A., University of California, Riverside, Calif., 2000; United States Marine
Corps, 1966-1992; professor; member of the Yucca Valley, Calif. town council,
1998-2006; Mayor of Yucca Valley, Calif.; member of the California state
assembly, 2006-2012; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth and
to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).