Hearst, William Randolph III

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Hearst, William Randolph III Gender: M
born on 18 June 1949 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Washington, District of Columbia, 38n54, 77w02
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 27°25' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°05 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 04°06'

William Randolph III Hearst
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American heir, businessman, and philanthropist, the eldest of the two sons of William Randolph Hearst Jr., and a grandson of William Randolph Hearst.

He spent years as an employee of the Hearst Corporation, eventually as editor and publisher of The San Francisco Examiner. In 1976 he left the company to become the managing editor of Outside magazine which was then being started by the Rolling Stone magazine founder Jann Wenner. He returned to the company and newspaper work in 1980. In 1992 he again left his job at the company, remaining on the board of directors. The following year he succeeded his father as a trustee of the trust that controls the company and chooses the directors.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • other kin relationship with Hearst, Anne (born 29 July 1955). Notes: Cousins
  • other kin relationship with Hearst, Patty (born 20 February 1954). Notes: Cousins
  • (has as) boss relationship with Wenner, Jann (born 7 January 1946)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth news, "Hearst Has Grandson," The Los Angeles Times, 20 June 1949, page 6, "Washington, June 19 ... born at George Washington University Hospital last night." A time of 9 PM is speculative.


  • Family : Childhood : Advantaged
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of two brothers)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Inheritance
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy (Billionaire)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Notable : Famous : Socialite