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Richard King

Richard King, American investment company executive. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, Aviation Electronics Technicians.

Background

  • King, Richard was born on February 3, 1913 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Stanley and Gertrude Louisa (Besse) King.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Harvard University, 1936.

    Career

    • With Socony Vacuum Oil Corporation, New York City, 1937-1942. Executive director Darien Housing Authority, Connecticut, 1946-1952. Officer Whiteford Plastics Company, New York City, 1951-1952.

      Vice president, president, director Electric Indicator Company, Stamford, Connecticut, 1952-1967. Vice president, director Edo Corporation, College Point, New York, 1960-1968. Senior vice president, Wright Investors Service, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1967-1980.

      Retired, 1980. Board directors Rockledge Foundation, Inc., Darien. Trustee United States Naval Academy Foundation, since 1971.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, Aviation Electronics Technicians. Clubs: Wee Burn Country (Darien).

    Connections

    • Married Gillet Epps, November 5, 1949.
    • father: Stanley King
    • mother: Gertrude Louisa (Besse) King
    • spouse: Gillet Epps
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