Harvey C. Couch

Entrepreneur, Deceased Person

1877 – 1941

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Who was Harvey C. Couch?

Harvey Crowley Couch, was an Arkansas entrepreneur who rose from very modest beginnings to control a regional utility and railroad empire. He is regarded as the father of Arkansas Power and Light Company and other electric utilities now part of Entergy; he helped mold the Louisiana and Arkansas Railway and the Kansas City Southern Railway into a major transportation system.

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Born
Aug 21, 1877
United States of America
Also known as
  • Harvey Couch
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Arkansas
  • Pine Bluff
Died
Jul 30, 1941

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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