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 (the event dominated coverage nationwide, particularly in the Examiner), who 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: Stroke


Born: December 2, 1915


Died: December 18, 2000


Location: Manhattan, New York