George Randolph Hearst, Jr.

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1927 – 2012

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Who was George Randolph Hearst, Jr.?

George Randolph Hearst, Jr. was chairman of the board of the Hearst Corporation from 1996 through to his death in 2012, succeeding his uncle Randolph Apperson Hearst. He was a director at the company for over forty years.

Non-family executives are a majority on the trust that controls the corporation, and this trust will not dissolve until all grandchildren alive at the death of William Randolph Hearst have died. George Jr. was one of the oldest grandchildren. However, there are five family seats among the 13 trustees, and George represented his branch of the family.

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Born
Jul 13, 1927
Also known as
  • George Randolph Hearst
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Employment
  • Hearst Corporation
Died
Jun 25, 2012
Palo Alto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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