David H. Koch
Businessman known for libertarian views
Address: Lives and/or works in
New York, NY.
Wealth class: Billionaire
Family tree: Koch is the son of Fred C. Koch, founder of Koch Engineering Company.
Areas of interest:
politics & government,
Politics: Koch is a contributor to Republican committees and campaigns.
Personal social network: Much of Koch's Muckety comes from political connections.
He is listed in the Muckety 400.
Philanthropy: Koch gave $100 million to MIT in 2007 to create the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. He gave $150 million in 2015 to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Other multi-million-dollar donations have gone to Johns Hopkins Anderson Cancer Center and the Hospital for Special Surgery.
David H. Koch personal relations:
Charles G. Koch - brother
Fred C. Koch (deceased) - son
Frederick R. Koch - brother
Julia F. Koch - spouse
William I. Koch - brother
Heather S. Woodson - attorney
Other current David H. Koch relationships:
740 Park Avenue, New York - resident
American Ballet Theatre - vice chair
American Museum of Natural History - trustee
Americans for Prosperity Foundation - chairman
Aspen Institute - trustee
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - honorary trustee
David H. Koch Charitable Foundation - president & director
Fred C. & Mary R. Koch Foundation - director
Hospital for Special Surgery - trustee
Institute of Human Origins - director
Johns Hopkins University - emeritus trustee
Koch Industries - EVP
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - director, benefactor
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - overseer
Metropolitan Museum of Art - trustee emeritus
Most Influential New Yorkers - listed
National Geographic Society - council of advisers member
National Museum of Natural History - board member
New York-Presbyterian Hospital - trustee
Prostate Cancer Foundation - director
Reason Foundation - trustee
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research - director
David H. Koch past relationships:
1040 Fifth Avenue, New York - apartment owner
1980 David Koch vice presidential campaign - candidate
2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign - fundraiser
2012 Republican National Convention - funder
Americans for Prosperity - donor
Cato Institute - director
Christopher J. Christie - supporter for 2012 presidential bid
Citizens for a Sound Economy - donor
Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation - co-founder
Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - life member
Daniel Crabtree - attorney
Deerfield Academy - graduate
Economic Club of New York - trustee
Federalist Society - funder
Republican Governors Association - major donor
Rockefeller University - trustee
Top individual donors - 2012 elections - donor to Republicans
WGBH - trustee
WNET - trustee
Indirect links:David H. Koch has multiple indirect connections to the following people:
Additional Muckety map information sources:
Federal Election Commission;
New York Times
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David H. Koch campaign contributions:
Listed below are major federal donations reported to the FEC.
Team Ryan - $244,200 on 5/5/2016
Friends of Roy Blunt - $5,400 on 11/24/2015
Brown Victory Committee - $10,000 on 10/6/2014
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $32,400 on 9/18/2014
New Hampshire for Scott Brown - $5,200 on 5/14/2014
Walberg for Congress - $5,200 on 4/29/2014
Cotton for Senate - $5,200 on 4/28/2014
Capito for West Virginia - $5,200 on 4/23/2014
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $32,400 on 4/22/2014
National Republican Congressional Committee - $32,400 on 4/22/2014
Cornyn Majority Committee - $5,200 on 5/30/2013
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $32,400 on 5/30/2013
Trust PAC Team Republicans for Utilizing Sensible Tactics - $5,000 on 2/27/2013
National Republican Congressional Committee - $32,000 on 2/25/2013
Romney Victory Inc - $6,442 on 10/23/2012
Scott Brown for US Senate Committee - $5,000 on 8/31/2012
Romney Victory Inc - $9,200 on 7/20/2012
Romney Victory Inc - $4,060 on 7/17/2012
Romney Victory Inc - $4,060 on 7/5/2012
National Republican Congressional Committee - $30,800 on 2/13/2012
Koch Industries PAC - $5,000 on 6/30/2011
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $30,800 on 6/27/2011
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $4,500 on 10/29/2010
Koch Industries PAC - $5,000 on 7/13/2010
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $30,400 on 11/13/2009
Koch Industries PAC - $5,000 on 3/3/2009
McCain Victory 2008 - $6,000 on 5/15/2008
Koch Industries PAC - $5,000 on 3/19/2008
Republican National Committee - $25,000 on 4/24/2007
Contributions to think tanks:
Cato Institute - $25,000+
Muckety news stories featuring David H. Koch
The Koch brothers have decided not to pursue acquisition of Tribune Company newspapers.
August 23, 2013
The Aspen Ideas Festival, convened in the Colorado Rockies each summer for the last nine years, has grown into a domestic Davos.
June 28, 2013
The libertarian Koch brothers, seeking new ways to broaden their already significant influence on American politics, are considering an acquisition of eight newspapers from the Tribune Company, the New York Times reports.
April 21, 2013
Looking for a higher return on their political investments, the Koch brothers are making some personnel changes.
February 20, 2013
In the Romney campaign, the list of bundlers is stored in the same place as tax returns from 2009 and before - out of the public eye.
October 13, 2012
They're everywhere, or certainly seem to be.
June 3, 2012
FreedomWorks has gone public with its criticism of the Koch brothers' lawsuit against the Cato Institute.
April 13, 2012
Solyndra, the solar company that went belly up after receiving federal loan guarantees, is now starring in a TV ad campaign attacking President Obama for cronyism.
November 2, 2011
Of the 22 state races Art Pope targeted in 2010, Republicans won 18.
October 4, 2011
The billionaire Koch brothers are throwing their support behind billionaire bridge and trucking mogul Manuel Moroun.
September 19, 2011
Koch Industries is looking to expand its sphere of influence, registering as a lobby client in Canada.
March 28, 2011
Koch money is finding its way to Madison.
February 23, 2011
The Koch brothers' impact on Americans' daily lives is immeasurable.
August 27, 2010
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