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  Heinz Family Philanthropies - John Heinz Biography
John Heinz graduated from Yale University in 1960 with a bachelor's degree in History, Arts and Letters (a special-honors major).
Heinz enlisted in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and was on active duty in 1963.
In the years Senator John Heinz spent living and working in Pittsburgh, he was an active participant in community and charitable endeavors, ranging from the arts to community development in the urban areas of western Pennsylvania.
www.hfp.heinz.org /aboutus/johnheinz_01.html   (802 words)

 Senator H. John Heinz III Archives: Carnegie Mellon Libraries
The Senator H. John Heinz III Archives at the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries contain the congressional papers of the late Pennsylvanian John Heinz (1938-1991), a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1971-1976) and the U.S. Senate (1977-1991).
John Heinz entered the arena of national politics in 1971 when he won a special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Representative Robert Corbett of Pennsylvania's 18th District.
The Heinz House of Representatives Papers (54.9 linear feet), which focus on local and regional issues of importance to Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania as well as his committee service, are available for research use.
www.library.cmu.edu /Research/Archives/Heinz   (398 words)

 The Heinz Awards
John Heinz did not rest upon the laurels of inherited privilege and fortune; he used his life as a vehicle to help others.
Heinz's reputation as a protector of the environment was established through his involvement in "Project 88" which recommended market-based solutions to environmental problems, the Pennsylvania Wilderness Act, and his chairmanship of GLOBE, U.S.A. (Global Legislators for a Balanced Environment).
John Heinz was the father of three sons, Henry John IV, André, and Christopher.
www.heinzawards.net /about.asp?staticid=6   (730 words)

 H. John Heinz III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry John Heinz III (October 23, 1938 – April 4, 1991) 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).
Heinz was elected to the Senate in 1976 and reelected in 1982 and 1988.
Heinz's Senate work was focused on retirement and the elderly, health care, international trade, finance and banking, environmental issues, human development and education.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Heinz   (758 words)

 The Heinz School - Senator H. John Heinz III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Heinz believed that "almost all the real vital decisions affecting our lives are being made in the public sector," so he became active in local Republican politics throughout the 1960's.
John Heinz was an inspiring public servant who often initiated bipartisan efforts to create legislation that would benefit those most in need of assistance.
We are proud to bear the name of H. John Heinz III and to continue to work with his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, and the Heinz Family Endowments to train the next generation of leaders seeking to improve people's lives in a variety of ways.
www.heinz.cmu.edu /about/senator.html   (586 words)

 Teresa Heinz Kerry - dKosopedia
Heinz Kerry is the life estate beneficiary or outright beneficiary of her husband's trusts, making her either extremely wealthy in her own name, or powerful as a trustee of Heinz family wealth.
Heinz Kerry was a registered Republican for most of her voting career, and her first husband, Senator Heinz, ran as a Republican.
The Heinz Endowments (the Howard Heinz Endowment and the Vira I. Heinz Endowment)
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Teresa_Heinz_Kerry   (2011 words)

 Heinz - Relishing the Past
Heinz and Noble could count among its assets a hundred acres of garden along the Allegheny River — 30 acres of horseradish — along with 24 horses, a dozen wagons and a vinegar factory in St. Louis.
Heinz then discovered that the grocers he had been supplying were unwilling to extend credit even to feed his family.
By this time, the younger Heinz had introduced a regime of scientific processing and quality control into a system that included 25 factories and 200 smaller facilities, ranging from pickle salting stations to bottle plants and a seed farm.
www.heinz.com /History.aspx   (1093 words)

 Biography: John Heinz
John Heinz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 23rd October, 1938.
Heinz was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and Yale University.
Heinz was an active member of the Republican Party and became special assistant to Hugh Scott (March to December, 1964).
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /JFKheinz.htm   (1158 words)

 John Kerry Sucks - The truth about John F. Kerry - Flush The Johns
Maria Teresa Thiersten Simoes-Ferreira Heinz Kerry was born in Mozambique, the daughter of a Portuguese physician, and was educated in Switzerland and South Africa.
Heinz Kerry is not shy about telling people that she required Kerry to sign a pre-nuptial agreement before they were married.
John Kerry may not have check-writing privileges on the Heinz catsup and pickle fortune, but he is certainly a willing and uncomplaining beneficiary of it.
www.johnfkerrysucks.com /teresa_heinz_kerry.html   (1039 words)

 Teresa Heinz Kerry - SourceWatch
Teresa Heinz Kerry is "chairman of The Heinz Endowments and the Heinz Family Philanthropies, institutions dedicated to developing innovative strategies to protect the environment, improve education, enhance the lives of young children, broaden economic opportunity and promote the arts.
John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment to develop scientifically sound environmental policies.
Teresa Heinz Kerry, formerly Teresa Simões-Ferreira, is married to U.S. Senator John Forbes Kerry, the Massachusetts Democrat.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Teresa_Heinz_Kerry   (608 words)

 For John Kerry, no hiding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Heinz is everywhere yet nowhere in the race for Pennsylvania's electoral votes.
From 1985 until Heinz's death in 1991, the two men whom fate would cast as Teresa Heinz Kerry's first and second husbands sat in the Senate chamber together facing identical votes on the policies of Ronald Reagan to end the Cold War, and those of the first President Bush to oust Saddam Hussein from Kuwait.
John Heinz voted yes to Reagan's request to support the MX missile.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04301/402168.stm   (654 words)

 What Teresa Heinz found and what she lost
John Heinz was born in Pittsburgh and raised in San Francisco, the only child of parents who divorced when he was 3.
Heinz cried as she hadn't in a long time, especially during the scenes where children and wives learned that their fathers and husbands had died.
She squeezes hands, gives long hugs, and soaks in the assurance that the legacy of John Heinz abides in the room, and in the world, just as John Kerry is declared "our next president" by a guest waiting to shake his hand.
www.post-gazette.com /nation/20020605teresanat1p1.asp   (3941 words)

 JohnKerry.com - About Teresa Heinz Kerry
In 1966, she married Senator John Heinz whom she met when they were graduate students and with whom she had three sons.
Under her leadership, the Heinz foundations are widely known for developing innovative strategies to protect the environment, improve education and the lives of young children, reduce the cost of prescription drugs, promote the arts and help women achieve financial economic security.
She and John Kerry were married in the presence of her three sons and his two daughters on Memorial Day weekend in 1995.
www.johnkerry.com /about/teresa   (439 words)

 Heinz Family Philanthropies - Senator John Heinz
Among them: The Heinz School trains tomorrow's leaders, and The Heinz Awards honor leading contributors to a better society.
The Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center celebrates the heritage of Western Pennsylvania.
John Heinz could have frittered away his time, indulging in fortune and privilege.
www.hfp.heinz.org /aboutus/johnheinz.html   (209 words)

 John Heinz, Preferring Inner Light to Limelight (washingtonpost.com)
He is the eldest stepson of John Kerry, the Democratic presidential nominee, and he is the eldest son of Kerry's wife, Teresa Heinz, heiress to the H.J. Heinz ketchup megafortune.
Henry John Heinz IV was born in November 1966 to John and Teresa Heinz.
His multimillionaire Republican father, Henry John Heinz III, was elected by Pennsylvanians to the House in 1971 and to the Senate in 1976.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A3738-2004Aug15.html   (683 words)

 Remarks of Teresa Heinz
She also is the creator of the prestigious Heinz Awards, an annual program recognizing outstanding vision and achievement in the arts, public policy, technology and the economy, the environment and the human condition.
Heinz is married to U.S. Senator John Kerry.
When John F. Kennedy set America's sights on the moon in 10 years, it wasn't because we were ready to go to the moon right then-it was because when we set our sights, he believed there was nothing we could not do.
www.wildbirds.org /why/heinz.htm   (2396 words)

 JohnKerry.com - Official Web Site
John Kerry is running for re-election so he can use his voice all day every day to end this war and galvanize grassroots action to force Washington and our Democratic Party to live up to its responsibility.
John Kerry's goal is to end the war in Iraq.
John Kerry appears as a guest on CNBC's Kudlow and Co.
www.johnkerry.com   (502 words)

 Grist chats with Andre Heinz, environmental activist and stepson of John Kerry | By Amanda Griscom | Grist | Main Dish ...
Some may cry nepotism when they see Andre Heinz, the middle son of Teresa Heinz Kerry, take to the podium as one of the leading spokespeople on the environment for John Kerry's presidential campaign, but his ascent is hardly without merit.
But having grown up in Washington, D.C., the son of former senator John Heinz (R-Penn.) and now the stepson of Kerry, he is as conversant on the inner workings of Capitol Hill as he is on the environmental principles he's been studying and working to implement for more than a decade.
For the past six years, Heinz has worked in Europe for The Natural Step, which advises government entities including the E.U. and the U.N. and companies ranging from Nike to McDonald's to BP on how to make their business models sustainable.
www.grist.org /news/maindish/2004/09/07/griscom-heinz   (3505 words)

Francis W. Hatch is chairman of the Boston-based pharmaceutical-rich John Merck Fund, a former Republican candidate for governor of Massachusetts, and son-in-law of Serena Merck.
The Heinz Endowments, which are really two entities— the Howard Heinz Endowment, established in 1941, and the Vira I. Heinz Endowment, established in 1986—give large grants to people Teresa Heinz knows personally, such as environmentalist architect William McDonough, a family friend who once employed Heinz’s son.
Heinz herself is quite a veteran: in 1989, she helped stop a highway through the Amazon jungle, and in 1984 she and husband Senator John Heinz created a foundation that paid for causes such as a guide to socially responsible grocery shopping and a public relations firm that recruits Hollywood stars to support environmental efforts.
www.undueinfluence.com /heinz.htm   (2458 words)

 Henry J. Heinz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heinz was one of eight children born to John Henry and Anna Schmidt Heinz.
H J Heinz was incorporated in 1905, and Heinz served as its first president, remaining in the position for the rest of his life.
Heinz II and great-grandfather of United States Senator John Heinz.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_J._Heinz   (523 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Politics (Heinz Sight)
In 1995 the Heinz Endowments and family trusts sold a large percentage of Heinz shares in a secondary share offering to diversify their holdings.
Moreover, the Heinz Company's operations are not an example of the type of outsourcing that is currently a hot political issue (i.e., sending out work to offshore companies to provide services which a company might otherwise have employed its own staff to perform).
Currently, 60% of the sales of the H.J. Heinz Company are outside the United States and to accommodate those customers by providing facilities closer to those markets, the company maintains a number of overseas facilities that provide products for consumers in those markets.
www.snopes.com /politics/kerry/heinz.asp   (694 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Profile: Teresa Heinz Kerry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Teresa Heinz Kerry studied in South Africa and Switzerland, where she met her first husband, John Heinz.
He was heir to the Heinz ketchup dynasty and went on to be a Republican senator from Pennsylvania.
Heinz was killed in a plane crash in 1991, leaving his widow an estimated $500m and control of the $1.2bn Heinz charities.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/3932349.stm   (565 words)

 Online NewsHour: Teresa Heinz Kerry Addresses Democratic Delegates -- July 27, 2004
KWAME HOLMAN: On the road, the 65- year-old Heinz Kerry frequently mentions her immigrant status; she was born in Mozambique and raised there by her European parents.
Heinz was killed in a plane crash in 1991.
John F. Kennedy almost half century ago was on a committee to decide which immortals would be put on the walls, Clay, Webster, Lafollette, and others, and there are a few spaces left on that wall.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec04/heinzkerry_7-27.html   (1959 words)

 IPR People: John Heinz
John Heinz is an authority on the application of social science to the study of law.
Heinz received an AB from Washington University in St. Louis, where he also was a graduate fellow in political science, and an LLB from Yale University, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.
Heinz, J., with A. Southworth, and A. Paik.
www.northwestern.edu /ipr/people/heinz.html   (749 words)

 John Kerry
Senator Henry John Heinz III, a respected Jewish senator, married her in 1966.
Also, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment in D.C. (a non-profit) founded by his widow, the current wife of John Kerry.
I can find nothing on the religion of John Heinz, and the only reference to anyone’s religious heritage to Judaism is John Kerry, whose grandfather was a Austrian-Czech Jewish immigrant who changed his name to Frederick Kerry, from Fritz Kohn".
wais.stanford.edu /Politics/politics_johnkerry05152004.htm   (1342 words)

 CNN.com - Transcripts
Yes, John Edwards has had six years as a United States Senator, but he's had a lifetime of experience and judgment, lifetime of fighting for things, lifetime of family life, lifetime of caring.
John and I are in agreement that what we need is smart trade, trade that works for all of us.
HEINZ KERRY: I think in terms of diplomacy, it was not diplomatic, meaning we went into it without going all the way to prevent it.
transcripts.cnn.com /TRANSCRIPTS/0407/08/lkl.00.html   (6543 words)

 The American Spectator
John Heinz was the first man in his family to choose public service over a place at the helm of the business.
Instead of running with a conservative message, Heinz aspired to be one of the enlightened moderates, which usually means a leftist with a slightly tighter rein on the pocketbook and a not totally useless view of national defense.
John Heinz's lifetime rating from ACU was 40.1.
www.spectator.org /dsp_article.asp?art_id=6921   (1023 words)

 John Heinz Crash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When the Reagan administration cost-cutters proclaimed ketchup to be a vegetable, Heinz, who knew better than anyone else in Washington, got up on the Senate floor to declare it was merely a condiment.
Heinz' plane crash came in the midst of a tour of the state, going from constituent meeting to constituent meeting.
"Heinz was able to keep the conservatives at bay and the party in the mainstream." Now, the Democrat said, he expects the Pennsylvania Republicans to swing to the right.
vikingphoenix.com /e2004/kerry/heinz.htm   (598 words)

 Henry John Heinz - People of Pennsylvania
enry John Heinz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 11, 1844.
In fact, Heinz was so adamant about the cleanliness of his facilities, and the well-being of his employees, that he invited people into his factories to see for themselves.
It also resulted in Henry John Heinz reaching millionaire status by the time he was 52.
www.netstate.com /states/peop/people/pa_hjh.htm   (784 words)

 The Heinz Center - Home Page
Heinz Center President Thomas Lovejoy Testifies on Climate Change
Founded in December 1995 in honor of Senator H. John Heinz III, The Heinz Center is a nonprofit institution dedicated to improving the scientific and economic foundation for environmental policy through multisectoral collaboration among industry, government, academia, and environmental organizations.
The Heinz Center relocated on October 27, 2006.
www.heinzctr.org /index.shtml   (107 words)

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