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Henry John Heinz, III, American senator. Recipient National Americanism award Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1977. Trustee Howard Heinz Endowment, Childrens Hospital, Pittsburgh, University Pittsburgh; board overseers Graduate School Business, Harvard University; chairman H.J. Heinz II Charitable and Family Trust. Served with United States Air Force, 1963. Member American Institute Public Service.

Background

III, Henry John Heinz, was born on October 23, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of Henry John II and Joan (Diehl) H.

Education

Graduate, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1956;Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1960;Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1963;Doctor of Letters(honorary), Wilkes College, 1979;Doctor of Laws(honorary), Temple University, 1978.

Career

General product manager marketing H.J. Heinz Company, Pittsburgh, 1965-1970. Lecturer Carnegie-Mellon University Graduate School Industrial Administration, 1970-1971. Member 92d-94th congresses from 18th District Pennsylvania, 1971-1977.

United States senator from Pennsylvania, 1977-1991. Chairman Senate special committee on aging. Delaware Republican National Convention, 1968, 72, 76, 80.

Chairman Pennsylvania Republican Platform Committee, 1970.

Membership

Trustee Howard Heinz Endowment, Childrens Hospital, Pittsburgh, University Pittsburgh. Board overseers Graduate School Business, Harvard University. Chairman H.J. Heinz II Charitable and Family Trust.

Served with United States Air Force, 1963. Member American Institute Public Service.

Connections

Married Teresa Simoes-Ferreira, 1966. Children: Henry John IV, Andre, Christopher Drake.

father:
Henry John II H.

mother:
Joan (Diehl) H.

spouse:
Teresa Simoes-Ferreira

children:
Henry John IV III

Andre III

Christopher Drake III