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Cook, W. A. “Al” (1925-c. 2005)

W. A. “Al” Cook was former Legislative Assistant to S.C. Second-District Congressman John J. Riley and chief of staff to his successors, Albert Watson and Floyd Spence. He served on the Hill from March 1953 to his retirement from federal service in 1985. 

Oral History Transcript (pdf, 48 pages)
In this 2001 interview, he reflects on his career and the members under whom he served.