Richard Bloch

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Richard Adolf Bloch
Born15 February 1926
Died21 July 2004

Richard Adolf Bloch (February 15, 1926 – July 21, 2004)[1][2] was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is best known for starting the H&R Block tax preparation and personal finance company with his older brother Henry in 1955. His personal experience with cancer led him to invest in helping others fight and overcome the disease.

Bloch died of heart failure on July 21, 2004 at the age of 78. He was survived by his wife, Annette, daughters Linda Lyon, Barbara Stanny and Nancy Linsely[1] and ten grandchildren.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Tavernise, Sabrina (July 22, 2004). "NY Times obituary". The New York Times. Retrieved March 30, 2009.
  2. "Biography from H&R Block website". Retrieved March 30, 2009.

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