Charles Koch met with ABC News and discussed his personal story and the values that have informed both his political activities and his business career activities.
Koch discussed a letter that he has framed in his office. The letter was left by his father, who outlined the approach that Charles and his brothers should take in regards to the family fortune that was left to them.
Koch talked about how his father wouldn’t be happy at the fact that most of his siblings were split apart as a result of a feud. He also said that the letter has guided him in business.
Charles Koch is a businessman and he is one of the wealthiest men in the world. Charles and his brother, David, runs one of the largest privately held companies in the world. As of now, Koch resides in Wichita, Kansas, which is where he was born. Koch received his education at MIT in Massachusetts, and ge graduated with a BA of Science in general engineering back in 1957. He also holds a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering and in chemical engineering.
Koch is the chairman of Koch Industries, which is a multinational company with many subsidiaries. The company was started back in 1940, and some of the companies that Koch runs includes Matador Cattle Company, Koch Pipeline, Koch Minerals and Koch Trading & Supply to name a few.