Achievements

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      In 1979 David Koch became the president of the engineering division in his company, named Koch Engineering, which was later known as Chemical Technology Group.

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      His keen interest in politics helped him become the Libertarian Vice-Presidential candidate in the U.S. presidential election in 1980.

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      David Koch was bestowed with many prestigious awards, a few of them being the Corporate Citizenship Award in 2004 and the Excellence in Corporate Leadership award in 2005 from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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      He is also the recipient of Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s George Washington Award for Principled Leadership(2007).

David Koch owns a G.T. 500 Mustang that is approximately worth 65,000 dollars.

David Koch resides in his mansion of New York, which is spread a 9,000 square foot. He owns plush properties in Aspen, Florida, Colorado, and Southampton.

Possessions

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      David Koch, the fourth wealthiest man in the US, acquired a 9,000 square foot primary residence in New York for $9.5 Million.

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      He owns a property in Palm Beach; Florida, valued at $37 Million by property tax authorities, his other acquisition includes the Southampton home estimated at $18 Million.

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      David Koch owns a huge car park, which costs millions of dollars and owns a fleet of cars, the favorite being his chauffeured Mercedes, which he loves to drive with his family.

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      David Koch is a travel freak and spends around $500,000 per week floating around the Mediterranean for several weeks on his 246-foot yacht “Leander”.

Interesting Facts

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      David Koch escaped death in a 1991 plane crash in Los Angeles that killed 22 people aboard his flight.

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      A generous philanthropist and as a cancer survivor, David Koch donated $100 Million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The donation helped to cater the construction needs of a new research and technology facility center for cancer.

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      David Koch is the tenth wealthiest person in the world today who reached heights through his sheer effort and hard work.

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      He donated $35 Million to National Museum of Natural History, the largest single donation anyone has ever made in the 112-year history of the Washington-based museum.

David Koch has a theater after his name for performing arts located in New York.