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  • ID: I29846
  • Name: Henry John HEINZ III
  • RELA: 11th cousin
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Henry//
  • Birth: 23 OCT 1938 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania BET 2 NOV 1971 AND 3 JAN 1977
  • Event: Elected BET 3 JAN 1977 AND 4 APR 1991 United States Senator from Pennsylvania
  • Death: of airplane crash 4 APR 1991 in Lower Merion, Montgomery Co., PA
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Henry John Heinz III
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    HEINZ, Henry John, III, a Representative and a Senator from Pennsylvania; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., October 23, 1938; graduated, Phillips Exeter Academy 1956; graduated, Yale University 1960; received a graduate degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration 1963; served in the United States Air Force 1963; United States Air Force Reserve 1963-1969; faculty member and lecturer, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1970-1971; business career included positions as analyst, controller's division, and numerous positions in the marketing division of the H.J. Heinz Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., plus positions with other firms; elected as a Republican by special election, November 2, 1971, to the Ninety-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Robert J. Corbett; reelected to the Ninety-third and Ninety-fourth Congresses and served from November 2, 1971, to January 3, 1977; was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected in 1976 to the United States Senate; reelected in 1982 and again in 1988 and served from January 3, 1977, until his death in an airplane crash over Lower Merion Township, Pa., April 4, 1991; chairman, Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (Ninety-sixth and Ninety-ninth Congresses), Special Committee on Aging (Ninety-seventh through Ninety-ninth Congresses); interment in Heinz family mausoleum, Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Henry John HEINZ II b: 1908 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    Mother: Joan DIEHL b: 24 OCT 1911

    Marriage 1 Living SIMOES-FERREIRA
      1. Has No Children Living HEINZ
      2. Has No Children Living HEINZ
      3. Has No Children Living HEINZ
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