Henry W. Bloch
(born July 30
) is the co-founder
and (since 2000) the chairman emeritus
of H&R Block
.Henry and his brother, Richard Bloch, founded H&R Block in 1955
in Kansas City,
Bloch was born in Kansas City. He attended Southwest High School, and
was an undergraduate at University of Missouri–Kansas
City and the University of Michigan, graduating from Michigan in 1944.
the Army Air Corps he
received graduate training at the Harvard Business
his wife Marion married in 1951 and live in the Kansas City
Wollman Block fountain in front of Union Station in
Kansas City is named in his honor, as is The Henry W.
School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri–Kansas
City and the Bloch Building, a major addition to the
Museum of Art.
Mr. Bloch was inducted into the Junior
Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame in 2001.
- Biography of Bloch from the H&R Block
- About Henry Bloch from the UMKC Bloch School