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Howard Heinz

H. J. Heinz Company

1919 - 1941

Food & Tobacco

Military ServiceArmy
1910 b. 1877
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateYale University
Personal
Born-Died1877 - 1941
BirthplacePennsylvania (PA)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1910

Taking the helm of Heinz from his father, Howard continued to build the company through internal growth and development. He deftly managed the company through the Depression by introducing low cost, processed food products including Heinz baby food and “ready to serve” soups. Through the formation of the Howard Heinz Foundation, he ensured a lasting legacy for the family business.