FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * GOODSPEED LINDA 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO INC [ AEP ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, 29TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
6/30/2020
(Street)
COLUMBUS, OH 43215
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock Units (1) $0  6/30/2020    A     511.678       (2)  (2) Common Stock  511.678  $79.64 (3) 20639.98 (4) D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Amounts shown represent value in AEP Stock Plan under the AEP Stock Unit Accumulation Plan for Non-Employee Directors. Each share of phantom stock represents the right to receive the cash value of one share of AEP common stock.
(2)  Shares of phantom stock are payable in cash following termination of the reporting person's service on the Board. The reporting person may transfer the phantom stock in the AEP Stock Plan account into an alternative investment account at any time.
(3)  Was AEP Stock Price at the time of this transaction.
(4)  Includes units of reinvested dividends acquired pursuant to a dividend reinvestment feature of the Plan.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
GOODSPEED LINDA
1 RIVERSIDE PLAZA, 29TH FLOOR
COLUMBUS, OH 43215
X



Signatures
/s/ Thomas G. Berkemeyer, Attorney-in-Fact for Linda A. Goodspeed 7/2/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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