COOK, Merrill, a Representative from Utah; born in Philadelphia, Pa., May 6, 1946;
graduated East High School; B.A. University of Utah, 1969; M.B.A. Harvard
University School of Business, 1971; management consultant and budget analyst,
Arthur D. Little, Inc., 1971-1973; founder and president, Cook Slurry Company,
1973-present; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred
Sixth Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2001); unsuccessful candidate for
nomination to the One Hundred Seventh Congress.