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David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and philanthropist, dies at 79

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David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and philanthropist, dead at 79.

The brothers were tied as 11th richest in the world in a ranking by Forbes. At the time of his death, David Koch was worth $42.4 billion.

With the wealth from their business, the Koch brothers helped to build a massive conservative network of donors for organizations that work to mobilize voters and sway elected officials in support of libertarian-leaning economic policies.

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