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ICONIC BUSINESSWOMAN HAS DIED AT 95

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Gertrude (Gert) Boyle (March 6, 1924 – November 3, 2019)

Gert Boyle was a German-born businesswoman in Portland, Oregon. After
her family fled
Nazi Germany, her father started Columbia Sportswear,
where she later became president. As of 2013, she was the chairperson
of the company,as well as a philanthropist and memoirist.

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CO-FOUNDER OF TAX FIRM DIES AT 96

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Henry Bloch in 1945 with the Army Air
Corps as a navigator on B-17 bombers.

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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

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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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