Lydia Cook was born in Loerrach-Hauingen, Germany near the Swiss and French borders. She received her education as Diplom-Rechtspflegerin FH (Official with certain judicial powers) at the Fachhochschule fuer Rechtspflege and the German court system. After moving to Cleveland, TN in 1992 she studied Accounting and Business Technology.
Lydia has been employed at Lee University Squires Library since 2001 as Assistant to the Library Director. She attends Mount Olive Church of God. She has always been involved with volunteer work. Her hobbies are reading, exercise, and motorcycle riding.