Stanton R. Cook

Former Chairman, President and CEO  |  Tribune CompanyCook, Stanton

Education
BS Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

Initiated Triangle
Northwestern Chapter, 1948

Family
Wife Barbara (deceased)

Experience
Officer and Navigator, U.S. Army Air Force, World War II; President, CEO, and Member of Board of Directors, Tribune Company, 1951-1996; Chairman, Chicago Cubs, 1990-1994

Activities
Life Trustee, Northwestern University; Trustee, Museum of Science and Industry; Trustee, John G. Shedd Aquarium; Life Trustee, Field Museum of Natural History; Director, Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation; Former Director, Associated Press; Former Director, American Newspaper Publishers Association; Former Director, Newspaper Advertising Bureau; Former Member, Board of Governors of the Newspaper Association of America; Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Former Trustee, Savings and Profit Sharing Fund of Sears Employees; Former Chairman, Business Advisory Council – The Chicago Urban League; Former Principal, Chicago United; Past President, Commercial Club; Past President, Economic Club of Chicago; Past President, Chicago Newspaper Publishers Association

Awards
Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, Northwestern University; Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, Illinois College

Inducted
1997