Frederick Koch, arts benefactor and low-profile Koch brother, dies aged 86 squib

While his high profile brothers bankrolled libertarian causes, Frederick Koch preferred to live in relative anonymity

Frederick Koch, who kept a low profile as an arts benefactor rather than joining the family oil business that became Koch Industries, has died, according to the New York Times. He was 86.

His friend and longtime assistant John Olsen told the New York Times Koch died at his Manhattan home on Wednesday of heart failure.

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