Fred C. Koch

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Fred Chase Koch (/ˈkk/; September 23, 1900 – November 17, 1967) was an American chemical engineer and entrepreneur who founded the oil refinery firm that later became Koch Industries, the second-largest privately held company in the United States.[1][2]

Koch was born in Quanah, Texas. He died in Bear River City, Utah.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wayne, Leslie (20 November 1994). "Pulling the Wraps Off Koch Industries". The New York Times. p. Section 3; Page 1; Column 2.
  2. "America's Largest Private Companies". Forbes.