Death of George Randolph Hearst, Jr.

July 13, 1927 - June 25, 2012
Palo Alto, California | Age 84

Media titan's grandson dies
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The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Hearst Corp. board chairman George Randolph Hearst Jr., the oldest grandson of the media titan William Randolph Hearst, died Monday, the company said. Hearst was 84.

The company said in a statement that Hearst died at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, Calif., due to complications from a stroke.

Hearst was the chairman of a privately held media conglomerate that traces its roots back more than 125 years, when his grandfather...

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