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Raymond Joseph Koch

Raymond Joseph Koch, business executive. Member American Ordnance Association, Tau Beta Pi, Delta Tau Delta.


  • Koch, Raymond Joseph was born on April 19, 1892 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Nicholas and Annie Virginia (Finkler) Koch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in C.E., Armour Institute Technology, 1913, C.E., 1918. Doctor of Laws, Illinois Institute Technology, 1968.


    • January 1955); children—Raymond Felt, Mary Elizabeth (Mistress Alfred C. Schmidt), Virginia H. (Mistress Allen C. Senear), Ruth A. (Mistress Ronald L. Allen). Designer concrete structures bridge department C.M., St. P. & P. R.R., 1913-1916. Sales engineer Ilg Electric Ventilating Company, Chicago, 1917-1920, credit manager, 1920-1929, assistant treasurer, 1925-1929.

      Treasurer, director Comptometer Corporation (formerly Felt and Tarrant Manufacturing Company), Chicago, 1930-1934, president, 1934-1955, director, 1934-1961, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1961. Vice Chairman of the Board Victor-Comptometer Corporation, 1961-1970, director, 1961-1974. President, Employers’ Association Chicago, 1938-1940, director, 1938-1958.

      Director Illinois Manufacturers Association, 1940-1970, president, 1947. Industry panel member, region 10, War Labor Board, 1944-1945. Trustee, Hadley School for Blind, Winnetka, Illinois.

      Trustee Illinois Institute Technology, 1937-1975, secretary, 1948-1975, also member Executive Committee. Trustee ITT Research Institute.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member American Ordnance Association, Tau Beta Pi, Delta Tau Delta. Clubs: Executives, Union League (past treasurer, vice president) (Chicago).


    • Married H. Virginia Felt, April. Children: Raymond Felt, Mary Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Nicholas Koch
    • mother: Annie Virginia (Finkler) Koch
    • spouse: H. Virginia Felt
    • children: Raymond Felt Koch
    • Mary Elizabeth (Mrs Koch
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    Born April 19, 1892
    Died March 11, 1977
    (aged 84)