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George Hearst (September 3, 1820 a?? February 28, 1891) was a wealthy American businessman and United States Senator, and the father of newspaperman William Randolph Hearst.


Hearst, of Scottish origin, was born near Sullivan, Missouri, to William G. Hearst and Elizabeth Collins.
When his father died in 1846, Hearst took over the care of his mother, brother and sister. In addition, he did some mining and ran a general store. He first heard of the discovery of gold in California in 1849. Before deciding to depart, he continued to read further news on the subject so that he could be more certain it was true. Finally, in 1850, as a member of a party of 16, he left for California. After arriving in 1850, he and his companions first tried placer mining in the vicinity of Sutter's Mill on the American River. After spending a cold winter and making meager finds, they moved to Grass Valley on the news of a new lode. Using his mining education and experience in Missouri, Hearst switched to prospecting and dealing in quartz mines. After almost ten years, Hearst was making a decent living as a prospector, and otherwise engaged in running a general store,mining, stock raising and farming in Nevada County.
In the summer of 1859, Hearst learned of the wonderful silver assays of the "blue stuff" someone had picked up over what was to become the Comstock Lode, and sent to a Nevada County assayer. Hearst hurried over to the Washoe district of western Utah territory, where he arranged to buy a one-sixth interest in the Ophir Mine there, near present day Virginia City. That winter, Hearst and his partners managed to mine 38 tons of high-grade silver ore, packed it across the Sierra on muleback, had it smelted in San Francisco, and made $91,000 profit (or roughly $3,550,000 in 2013 dollars). It was the sight of the bars of Ophir silver that started the rush to Washoe.
As a partner of Hearst, Haggin, Tevis and Co., Hearst had interests in the Comstock Lode and the Oph

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George Hearst Jr. - Hearst Corp. chairman - dies

George R. Hearst Jr., chairman of the board of the Hearst Corp., died Monday at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto of complications following a stroke. Mr. Hearst, who became ill June 16 at his ranch home in Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo County ...
Posted: June 25, 2012, 4:07 pm

Marianne Means, political columnist and trailblazing White House correspondent, dies at 83

She graduated from George Washington University’s law school in 1977 ... The two struck up such a connection that Ms. Means was assigned to cover his presidential campaign for Hearst, which she joined in 1959. Kennedy reportedly asked Hearst if she ...
Posted: December 3, 2017, 2:30 pm

Patty Hearst’s odyssey confounds, amazes, debated 43 years later

George Shirakawa and leadership, San Jose’s homeless population and high utility rates “I was in high school at the time,” said Tom Jennings, producer of an episode of the Smithsonian Channel series “The Lost Tapes” that recounts Hearst’s odyssey.
Posted: November 29, 2017, 4:29 am
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