Sir Maurice Bloch

Biography of Sir Maurice Bloch

Maurice Bloch
Maurice Bloch

Sir Maurice Bloch (d1964) was the founder of the whisky blenders and brokers Bloch Brothers (Distillers) Ltd. He sold the company in 1954 and in 1956 set up the Maurice Bloch Trust, a charitable foundation for the advancement of religion and education and for the cure and alleviation of sickness and disease. The Trust's first sizeable gift was to the University, to endow an annual lecture on some aspect of medical science or practice, and a medical research fellowship.


Sir Maurice Bloch
Whisky Broker

Died 19 February 1964.
University Link: Benefactor
Occupation categories: whisky merchants
Record last updated: 25th Jun 2008

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