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Henry John Heinz
Birth: Oct. 11, 1844
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 14, 1919
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

Henry John Heinz, Ketchup Magnate. At 8 years old he began peddling surplus home-grown vegetables to neighbors; by 1860 he was making three wagon deliveries of his vegetables a week to Pittsburgh grocers. In 1869 he formed his first partnership selling grated horseradish; by 1875 they were bankrupt. The next year the F. & J. Heinz Company was launched with his brother and cousin as partners (providing the initials in the company's name) and himself as manager, manufacturing pickles and condiments: their tomato ketchup, still a best-seller, was introduced in 1876.
The company incorporated in 1905 with Henry as president. By his death he was employing thousands of employees at 25 separate factories and processing the harvest from over 100,000 acres. (bio by: Phantomht) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Sloan Young Heinz (____ - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Clarence Noble Heinz (____ - 1920)*
  Irene Heinz Given (1871 - 1956)*
  Howard C Heinz (1878 - 1941)*
  Clifford Stanton Heinz (1883 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Homewood Cemetery
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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