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  Heinz III, H. John
NameH. John Heinz III
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , United States
Born October 23, 1938
DiedApril 04, 1991 (52 years)
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 03:21pm
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InfoHEINZ, H(enry) John III - a Senator and Representative 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.



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Aug 18, 2004 12:00am News Newspapers Seek to Unseal Late US Senator [Heinz]'s Estate Records  Article Tony82 

Importance? 8.00000 Average

Wife Teresa Heinz Kerry Feb 05, 1966-Apr 04, 1991
Son H. John Heinz, IV 1966-
Son André Heinz 1969-
Son Christopher D. Heinz 1973-

  11/08/1988 PA US Senate Won 66.45% (+34.01%)
  11/02/1982 PA US Senate Won 59.28% (+20.07%)
  11/02/1976 PA US Senate Won 52.39% (+5.61%)
  04/27/1976 PA US Senate - R Primary Won 37.73% (+2.76%)
  11/05/1974 PA District 18 Won 72.07% (+44.17%)
  05/21/1974 PA District 18 - D Primary Lost 24.76% (-18.56%)
  11/07/1972 PA District 18 Won 72.82% (+45.65%)
  11/02/1971 PA District 18- Special Election Won 66.64% (+35.02%)
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
PA US Senate - R Primary - Apr 22, 1980 R Harold F. "Bud" Haabestad