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Name: Howard Heinz                                                                           
Born: 1877 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.                                                   
Died: 1941 (age 84)                                                                         
Business executive and philanthropist, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.               
The son of Henry John Heinz, he entered his father's food company (1900), as worker, and     
became president (1919). His leadership of H J Heinz Co produced excellent                   
advertising and large numbers of travelling salesmen. He directed food relief in             
SE Europe and Turkey after World War 1, and among other philanthropies he                   
endowed the Howard Heinz Students' International Fund at Yale University. He died           
in 1941.