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Raymond Joseph Koch

business executive.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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