Famous as one of the founders of the H&R Block tax company, this entrepreneur and philanthropist had several Kansas City landmarks erected in his honor, including the The Henry Wollman Bloch Fountain and the Bloch Building of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
After briefly studying at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, he graduated from the University of Michigan and later attended Harvard University's Business School.
In 2000, he became Chairman Emeritus of H&R Block.
He and his wife Marion married in the early 1950s and settled in his hometown of Kansas City. He co-founded H&R Block with his younger brother, Richard Bloch.
He and hedge fund founder Louis Bacon both had successful careers in finance.