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CO-FOUNDER OF TAX FIRM DIES AT 96

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Henry Bloch in 1945 with the Army Air
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Henry Wollman Bloch (July 30, 1922 – April 23, 2019)

ANSAS CITY, Mo., April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — One of the
founding voices of the tax preparation industry was lost today with
the passing of Henry Wollman Bloch. The company said Bloch was
a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist who, along with his
brother Richard, co-founded H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) in 1955.

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Henry Bloch (right) with brother Richard.

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WORLD’S RICHEST WOMAN HAS DIED AT 94

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Liliane Henriette Charlotte Bettencourt (October 21, 1922 – September 21, 2017) 

PARIS (AP) — Liliane Bettencourt, the L’Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world’s
richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb.

Bettencourt’s daughter, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in a written statement Thursday that her mother “left peacefully” overnight in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Liliane Bettencourt was the only child of Eugene Schueller, who founded L’Oreal
in the early 20th century. Forbes magazine estimated her fortune to be worth
$39.5 billion this year.

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A REVIEW OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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SANDY KOZEL

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On this day in 1972

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                On this day in 1911.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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ED DANAHUE

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Joseph Raymond "Joe" McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957)

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BUSINESSMAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902

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Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984)

Businessman Ray Kroc joined McDonald’s in 1954 and turned it into the
world’s dominant fast-food chain after buying the business for $2.7 million
in 1961.

Kroc was included in Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century,
and amassed a fortune during his lifetime. He owned the San Diego Padres
baseball team from 1974 until his death in 1984. 


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