Mayor James’ Statement on the Passing of Henry Bloch

April 23, 2019 - Kansas City, Mo

Mayor James made the following statement upon learning of Henry Bloch’s passing:

Henry was a great man and a tremendous entrepreneur. He personified the term “corporate citizen” and was a tireless champion for Kansas City. Henry and Marion’s legacy and love for our city will continue to live on through their generous support for higher education at UMKC and research at St. Luke’s Hospital, and a commitment to sharing their love of art through tremendous gifts to the Nelson.

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