Henry Bloch

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Birthday
30, 1922
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1922 (age 96)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

In 2000, he became Chairman Emeritus of H&R Block.

Family Life

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.

Associated With

He and hedge fund founder Louis Bacon both had successful careers in finance.