|Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951|
|other cities||San Francisco, CA; Chihuahua, Mexico; San Simeon, CA; New York, NY; Derbyshire, United Kingdom; Paradise Island, The Bahamas;|
American journalist, publisher, and politician.
Ca. 1930 Hearst Publications faced bankruptcy and he was forced to sell off assets, including a large part of his massive collection of European art. The collection was sold by Hammer Gallery through Gimbel Brothers Department Store. The better works were sold at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Hearst married Millicent Veronica Willson (1882-1974), in 1903, and in 1926 she took up residence in New York, Hearst had an open affair with actress Marion Davies (1897-1961).
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