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Encyclopedia > Henry W. Bloch

Henry W. Bloch (b. July 30, 1922) is the co-founder of H&R Block. He was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, where he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau, a Jewish fraternity. He was also a graduate of the Harvard Business School. He is also an alumni of the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) is a tax preparation and personal finance management company founded by brothers Henry W. and Richard Bloch in Kansas City in 1955 (they changed the name of the company to prevent mispronunciation). ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UM, U of M or Umich) is a coeducational public research university in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT, brothers of which are nicknamed Zebes) is a historically Jewish, presently nonsectarian national fraternity. ... Harvard Business School, officially named the Harvard Business School: George F. Baker Foundation, and also known as HBS, is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ...

Henry and his brother, Richard Bloch, founded H&R Block in 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri. Henry and his wife Marion now live in Mission Hills, Kansas. Henry's brother Richard died of heart failure, in 2004, at the age of 78. He has a grandaughter, Emily Bloch Uhlmann. Richard, and brother Henry, started H&R Block in 1955. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: City of Fountains Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Mission Hills is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, (USA). ...

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