William Koch (1890 - 1967)

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William Koch
1890 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
William Koch was born on November 24, 1890. He died in October 1967 at age 76. We know that William Koch had been residing in Europe.

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William Koch passed away in October 1967 at 76 years old. He was born on November 24, 1890. We have no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Koch had been residing in Europe.
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1890 - 1967 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that William Koch was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1929, William was 39 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1936, by the time he was 46 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1941, William was 51 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1967, in the year of William Koch's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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William Phillip Koch
around 1895 - May 13, 1915
William James Koch
around 1899 - Oct 29, 1918
William James Koch
around 1897 - Feb 5, 1915
William H Koch
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
William H Jr Koch
Born: around 1925
West Virginia, United States
William F Koch
Born: around 1927
New York, United States
William M Koch
Born: around 1926
New Jersey, United States
William Koch
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
William C Koch
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
William G Koch
Born: around 1924
Montana, United States
William G Koch
Born: around 1916
Montana, United States
William L Koch
Born: around 1913
California, United States
William J Koch
Born: around 1922
United States
William A Koch
Born: around 1914
Washington, United States
William H Koch
Born: around 1915
Oregon, United States
William Koch
Born: around 1920
California, United States
William F Jr Koch
Born: around 1921
Washington, United States
William M Koch
Born: around 1920
Mississippi, United States
William J Koch
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
William A Koch
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States

Other Koches

Pauline Koch
Apr 28, 1902 - January 1976
Morris Plains, NJ
Doris F Koch
Dec 30, 1926 - Feb 14, 2005
Nashville, TN
John Koch
May 1, 1932 - Feb 28, 2005
Audubon, NJ
Johann Koch
Sep 1, 1931 - Jan 24, 2011
Fortson, GA
Maria Koch
Jun 16, 1906 - Feb 15, 1988
Columbus, GA
Andrew Koch
Jan 20, 1913 - Nov 15, 2002
Grand Rapids, MI
Ethel B Koch
Nov 21, 1903 - Jan 30, 1989
Reading, PA
Marieta E Koch
Jun 24, 1917 - Feb 13, 1995
Rouses Point, NY
Beatrice Koch
Apr 9, 1911 - Jun 27, 1997
Jersey City, NJ
E J Koch
Sep 26, 1944 - March 1989
Lillian R Koch
Jun 20, 1903 - Oct 26, 1994
Fort Worth, TX
Gertrude Koch Weser
Apr 13, 1906 - Aug 10, 1998
Tenafly, NJ
Helen M Koch
Feb 27, 1908 - Jan 2, 2004
Westfield, NJ
William Koch
Jul 17, 1948 - Dec 27, 2005
Evan L Koch
Jul 29, 1981 - Jul 14, 2004
Charles Koch
Sep 16, 1910 - Jun 23, 1997
Jersey City, NJ
Harry A Koch
Jun 6, 1907 - Dec 2, 1988
Bradenton, FL
Joseph Koch
Mar 26, 1916 - September 1985
Keansburg, NJ
Arnold Koch
Nov 29, 1894 - August 1972
Iselin, NJ
Frank J Koch
Aug 22, 1917 - Oct 22, 2001
Hillsdale, NJ

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Mar 21, 1896 - September 1973
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Elizabeth Serritella
Feb 18, 1926 - October 1985
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Sam Crawford
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James East
Jul 25, 1916 - June 1976
George Kayser
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Charles J Bobarsky
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Olga Peterson
Dec 4, 1882 - October 1972
Verona, NJ
Margaret Naturale
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Iola Smith
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Ann Rickert
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William C Thomas
Jul 29, 1932 - Feb 19, 1990
Caldwell, NJ
William Avery
Apr 8, 1931 - Sep 29, 2002
Theresa Marino
Feb 1, 1931 - September 1975
Irene Fucci
Jan 17, 1931 - Dec 15, 1996
Plainfield, NJ
Elza Murphy
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