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Richard Herrocks Balch

manufacturer executive.

Richard Herrocks Balch, American manufacturer executive. Mason.

Background

Balch, Richard Herrocks was born on March 2, 1901 in Brooklyn. Son of Burton M. and Mary J. (Horrocks) Balch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1921. Doctor of Laws, Hartwick College, 1955.

Career

September 15, 1928; children—Cynthia, James P., Barbara, Richard H. Vice president Horrocks Ibbotson Company, Utica, 1927-1942, president, 1942-1967, Chairman of the Board, 1967-1968. Director Gladding Corporation, S. Otselic, Divine Brothers Manufacturing Company, Utica Fire Insurance Company Public Service Commissioner, New York State, 1955-1960. President Community Chest, Utica, 1949, member board education.

Works

  • Contributor articles sporting goods publications.

Membership

Mason.; Clubs: Fort Schuyler (Utica).

Connections

Married Elizabeth S. Prescott. Children: Cynthia, James P., Barbara, Richard H. Vice president.

father:
Burton M. Balch

mother:
Mary J. (Horrocks) Balch

spouse:
Elizabeth S. Prescott.

children:
Cynthia Balch

James P. Balch

Barbara Balch

Richard H. Vice pres Balch