Howard Heinz Biography
Howard Heinzbusiness executive, philanthropist
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
He began working in his father's food business in 1900, becoming president in 1919. Under his stewardship, the company became known for its advertising and salesforce. His philanthropic endeavors included directing food relief in southeastern Europe after World War I, and endowing the Howard Heinz Students' International Fund at Yale University.Died: 1941