About this Famous Person
H. John HEINZ III
Source : Tim DOWLING
Henry John Heinz III was born to H. J. Heinz II (heir to the H. J. Heinz Company) and Joan Diehl in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 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. Although he was raised and primarily resided in San Francisco throughout his childhood, Heinz often spent the summer months with his father in Pittsburgh.
Heinz graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1956. 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. It was during his years at Harvard, during summer break, that he met his future wife, Teresa Simões Ferreira, who attended the University of Geneva. 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. He remained in the Air Force Reserve until 1969.
- Category American politician