"WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST (1863-), American newspaper proprietor, was born in San Francisco, Cal., April 29 1863.
Hearst (1820-1891), U.S. senator from California (1886-91), a mining man of great wealth, he had the use of ample capital at the outset of his career.
In 1906 he supported William Randolph Hearst, the unsuccessful candidate for governor of New York on the Independence League.
Reisner, The Hearst Medical Papyrus (Leipzig, 1905),
Hearst (Independence League).
In 1906 he was elected governor of New York State, defeating William Randolph Hearst, and was reelected in 1908.