Randolph A. Hearst

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: the last surviving son of legendary publisher William Randolph Hearst whose 19-year-old daughter Patricia was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974 when he was president of the San Francisco Examiner, the family's flagship publication, in which the event dominated coverage nationwide, particularly in the Examiner, where he is credited with revitalizing the company in the 1970's and 1980's, making it one of the most powerful privately held companies in the country.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: December 2, 1915

 

Died: December 18, 2000

 

Location: Manhattan, New York