David Whitmire Hearst

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David Whitmire Hearst

Birthdate: (70)
Death: Died in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cause of death: Cancer
Immediate Family:

Son of William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Veronica Hearst
Husband of Lillian Veronica Hearst
Brother of George Randolph Hearst, Sr.; William Randolph Hearst, Jr.; John Randolph Hearst, Sr. and Randolph Apperson Hearst
Half brother of Patricia Lake

Managed by: Marion Rose Lake
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About David Whitmire Hearst

David Whitmire Hearst was the son of William Randolph Hearst and twin brother of Randolph Apperson Hearst. Hearst joined the Hearst Newspapers in 1936 as a police and city hall reporter for The New York Journal-American.

He soon moved to The Baltimore News-Post where he served as assistant advertising director before returning to the editorial desk as the paper's city editor.

In 1938 he went to The Los Angeles Herald-Express where he rose to publisher in 1950.

After retiring from the paper in 1960, Hearst continued with the Hearst Corporation as vice president and member of the board.

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David Whitmire Hearst's Timeline

December 2, 1915
May 13, 1986
Age 70
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center