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Koch, Harry A., Jr.

 Person

Harry A. Koch, Jr., was a businessman in Omaha. Circa 1958, he took over the Harry A. Koch Co., an insurance company founded by his father in 1916, and ran the company for about four decades. He was active in the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben and was crowned King of Ak-Sar-Ben in 1997. He married Gail Young in 1954, and they had three children.



Source:

Thomas, Doug. "King, Kin Are Steeped in State's History." Omaha World-Herald. October 19, 1997.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Stone from the Foundation of the Koch House, circa 1985

 Item — Object: Koch House [1]
Scope and Contents

Irregularly-shaped, rounded reddish-gray rock with some concrete on one side.



This stone was once part of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Koch, located at 301 South Elmwood Road. Because of the rounded stones that made up the foundation, the residence was sometimes referred to as "Greyrocks." Prior to serving as the Koch residence, the house had been the residence of Henry Doorly. Prior to that, the property had been used for the keeping of E. John Brandeis's ...