Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kansas City News Tribute To Henry Bloch



For this latest TKC MEGAPOST we take a look at a bevy of news sources as Kansas City mourns the passing of a local legend who contributed to and championed so many worthwhile causes around the metro.

As Kansas City prepares to pay its respect, here's just a glimpse at the life of one of the most accomplished local residents in our history along with kind words from so many people he impacted for the better.


Kansas City Obit In America's Newspaper

H&R Block cofounder Henry Bloch dies at 96

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Henry Bloch, who helped found tax preparation giant H&R Block, died Tuesday at age 96, the company announced. Bloch died of natural causes at St. Luke's Hospice in Kansas City.


Cowtown Tribute

Big KC companies, personnel remember Henry Bloch

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) - Well-known companies and personnel around Kansas City sent KCTV5 statements on the passing of Henry Bloch. The University of Missouri Kansas City remembers the legacy of Bloch. "UMKC is celebrating the life of Henry Bloch, one of our biggest supporters and advocates, and the namesake of our Henry W.


Local Startup Scene Celebration Of Life

H&R Block co-founder, legend of KC entrepreneurism Henry Bloch dies at 96

Henry Bloch's contributions to Kansas City will last generations, business leaders said Tuesday, as word spread of the H&R Block co-founder's death. "Henry Bloch was an absolute champion of Kansas City in everything he did," said Joe Reardon, president and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.


Conservative News Tribute

H&R Block co-founder, Henry Bloch, dies at 96

Henry Bloch, the co-founder of consumer tax services provider H&R Block, passed away at the age of 96, the company said on Tuesday. "With strong personal values and a commitment to clients, Bloch helped guide the growth of the small family business from a single storefront on Main Street in Kansas City, Mo., to become a global consumer tax services provider," the company said in a press release.


Word From The Journal

Henry Bloch, the 'H' in H&R Block and a Collector of Impressionist Art, Dies at 96

Henry Bloch, who with a brother turned a Kansas City bookkeeping firm into tax-preparation giant H&R Block and whose success allowed him to collect a trove of French impressionist paintings, died Tuesday at age 96.


Internet Obituary

Henry Bloch (1922 - 2019), co-founder of tax preparation giant H&R Block

Henry Bloch was a co-founder of the tax preparation giant H&R Block and a major philanthropist in his hometown of Kansas City. Bloch and his younger brother Richard started H&R Block in 1955. The company grew into an international business and went public in 1962.


TV News Life Highlights

H&R Block co-founder Henry Bloch dies at 96

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The co-founder of Kansas City-based H&R Block, Henry Bloch, died Tuesday, surrounded by family. He was 96. Family members confirmed Bloch's passing to 41 Action News. On Tuesday, the Kansas City community remembered him for his generosity, service and entrepreneurship.


Local Recollections

Kansas City reminisces on the life of Henry Bloch

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- What an incredible contributor to Kansas City. You would be hard-pressed to find anyone who's done more for the people of Kansas City then Henry Bloch. "I wanted to give something to society. I wanted to be remembered for something," Bloch said. And that he will be.


Public Radio Remembers

H&R Block Co-Founder And Philanthropist Henry W. Bloch Dies At Age 96

Henry W. Bloch died Tuesday at the age of 96. A notable philanthropist, Bloch and his brother, Richard, co-founded the tax preparation business H&R Block Inc. more than six decades ago. Henry W. Bloch's name is on a lot of things. A school of management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.


Kind Words From The Museum He Loved

Nelson-Atkins Mourns Loss of Henry Bloch | Nelson Atkins

Nelson-Atkins Mourns Loss of Henry Bloch The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art joins the Bloch family and Bloch Family Foundation in profound sadness with news of the death of Henry Wollman Bloch, who died peacefully surrounded by his family on April 23, 2019. He was 96 years old.


Public Memorial Service for Henry Bloch - Atkins Auditorium at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on April 29 at 1:30 p.m.

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