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Richard King

investment company executive

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