Date of Interview
Duration of Audio File
In his fifties at time of interview
Occupation/ Work History
Union official (international business representative agent), former paperworker and local union leader.
Mill or Principal Employer
United Paperworkers International Union UPIU
Westbrook, Maine 04092
Paper mills, Paperworkers' Union, Labor History, S.D.Warren, 1980s, labor relations
Cook was a union official for Maine and New Hampshire with the United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU) from 1975 - 2000s. His first role was as an International Representative (business agent for many union locals) and later a regional Vice President of the UPIU. Before 1975 he worked as a paper worker at the International Paper Plant in Jay, Maine. Serviced UPIU Local 1069 at S.D. Warren, Westbrook in 1980s and 1990s.
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Gary Cove, interview by Michael Hillard, March 4, 2003, Stories of Maine's Paper Plantation, Digital Maine, Maine's Economic Improvement Fund, Digital Commons, University of Southern Maine