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August 23, 2019

Billionaire conservative philanthropist David Koch dies at 79

By Sheila Samples

Billionaire David Koch, who along with his older brother was a formidable conservative activist and donor for decades, died Friday morning at age 79. "It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother David," Charles Koch said in a statement Friday. "Anyone who worked with David surely experienced his giant personality and passion for life." David Koch had stepped down from Koch Industries just over a year ago for health reasons ...

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Billionaire David Koch, who along with his older brother was a formidable conservative activist and donor for decades, died Friday morning at age 79. "It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother David," Charles Koch said in a statement Friday. "Anyone who worked with David surely experienced his giant personality and passion for life." David Koch had stepped down from Koch Industries just over a year ago for health reasons. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer more than two decades ago and had been involved in donations to numerous cancer research charities and medical groups.

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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.


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