Fred C. Koch

American chemical engineer and businessman (1900-1967)

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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.