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H. John Heinz III

Politician
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Born Oct 23, 1938
Hometown Pittsburgh, Penns...
Died Apr 4, 1991
Death Place Lower Merion Town...
Political Party Republican Party ...
Nationality American
Other Names Henry John Heinz III

Henry John Heinz III was an American politician from Pennsylvania, a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives (1971–1977) and the United States Senate (1977–1991).

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CHILDHOOD

1938 Birth Henry John Heinz III was born to H. J. Heinz II (heir to the H. J. Heinz Company) and Joan Diehl in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 23, 1938.
1942 3 Years Old An only child, Heinz moved to San Francisco, California, with his mother and stepfather, U.S. Navy Captain C.C. "Monty" McCauley following his parents' divorce in 1942. … Read More

TEENAGE

1956 17 Years Old Heinz graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1956.

TWENTIES

1960 21 Years Old He then attended and graduated from Yale University in 1960, majoring in History, Arts and Letters, and subsequently graduated from Harvard Business School in 1963. … Read More
1963 24 Years Old Upon graduating from Harvard Business School in 1963, Heinz served in the United States Air Force Reserve and was on active duty during the same year. … Read More
1965 26 Years Old Before entering politics, Heinz served as an assistant to Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senator Hugh Scott and played an active role as assistant campaign manager during Scott's campaign for re-election. Heinz then worked in the financial and marketing division of the H. J. Heinz Company between 1965 to 1970, after which he became a professor of business at the Carnegie Mellon University's Graduate School of Industrial Administration.

THIRTIES

1971 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1971, Heinz entered politics after Representative Robert Corbett, who represented Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district died in office.
1972 33 Years Old Heinz was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1972 and 1974.
1976 37 Years Old Heinz opted not to run for re-election to his seat in the House of Representatives, choosing instead to run for the open United States Senate seat representing Pennsylvania created by the retirement of incumbent Hugh Scott in 1976.

FORTIES

1982 43 Years Old Heinz won the election and was subsequently re-elected in 1982 and again in 1988. … Read More

FIFTIES

1991 52 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 4, 1991, Heinz and six other people were killed when a Bell 412 helicopter and a Piper Aerostar with Heinz aboard collided in mid-air above Merion Elementary School in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. … Read More
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