Council Member

Tyler Cook

Phone: 803-646-8524

Tyler Cook was sworn in as a new Town of Lamar Councilman on January 20, 2021.

Tyler James Cook is a relative newcomer to Lamar, but immediately fell in love with this hidden gem of the Pee Dee.  As a member of Town Council, Tyler is eager to serve his community, and hopes to grow the town by encouraging young families to consider Lamar as their home, too.

A native of Aiken, South Carolina, Tyler comes from a family with a history of public service.  He hopes to continue that legacy of service during his tenure on Town Council.  A quick learner with a servant’s heart, he is always excited to hear from residents about their concerns and their goals for Lamar.

Lamar Town Council Special Election, Town Council, Tyler CookTyler teaches History and Music at Trinity Collegiate School, and adjunct teaches online for Florence-Darlington Technical College.  In his free time, he enjoys working in his yard; composing and performing music; and writing about music, culture, and the arts.