William Randolph Hearst (from Wikipedia) Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by William Sulzer Succeeded by Charles V. Fornes Personal details Born: April 29, 1863 San Francisco, California, United States Died: August 14, 1951 (aged 88) Beverly Hills, California, US Political party: Democratic Party (1896–1935) Independence Party (1905–1910) Municipal Ownership League (1904–05) Spouse: Millicent Veronica Willson (1882–1974) Relations: Phoebe Apperson, mother George Hearst, father Patty Hearst, granddaughter Anne Hearst, granddaughter Lydia Hearst-Shaw, great-granddaughter Amanda Hearst, great-granddaughter Marion Davies, mistress Children: George Randolph Hearst (1904–1972) William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (1908–1993) John Randolph Hearst (1910–1958) Randolph Apperson Hearst (1915–2000) David Whitmire Hearst (1915–1986) Alma mater: Harvard University Occupation: Businessman & publisher SNAPSHOT | BIO | EARLY LIFE | PUBLISHING BUSINESS | EXPANSION INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS | PERSONAL LIFE | MARION DAVIES CALIFORNIA PROPERTY | ST. DONAT’S CASTLE | THE FAMILY CLUB CRITICISM | IN FICTION | OTHER WORKS William Randolph Hearst in 1906 William Randolph Hearst in 1906