Hearst, George, 1820-1891

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1820-09-03
Death 1891-02-28

Biographical notes:

Chandler was the first Assistant Secretary of the Interior.

From the description of George Hearst letter to George Chandler, 1889 June. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215163630

George Hearst was a rancher, mining tycoon, and politician. In 1887 he acquired the San Francisco Examiner as payment for a gambling debt. He later turned over control of the newspaper to his son, William Randolph Hearst.

Phoebe Apperson Hearst was a philanthropist and collector of art and antiquities. She also served as the first female Regent or the University of California (1897-1919) and was a major benefactress of the University and other institutions.

From the description of George and Phoebe Apperson Hearst papers, 1849-1926. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215221156

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Subjects:

  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Mines and mineral resources--History
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Collectors and collecting--History
  • Charities--History
  • Kindergarten--History
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Chinese

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) (as recorded)
  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pleasanton (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • San Luis Obispo (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)