Phoebe Hearst Cooke

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Phoebe Hearst Cooke
Born Phoebe Millicent Hearst
July 13, 1927
Died November 18, 2012(2012-11-18) (aged 85)
Residence San Francisco, California
Citizenship United States
Occupation Businesswoman, philanthropist
Net worth Increase US $ 1.9 billion (est.)
(September 2012)[1]
Board member of Hearst Corporation
Spouse(s) Philip E. Tovrea Jr.,
Amory "Jack" Cooke (dec)
Children 1 daughter,
Phoebe "Misty" Tovrea Lipari
Relatives George Randolph Hearst (father), Blanche Ellen Hearst (Wilbur) (mother), William Randolph Hearst (grandfather)

Phoebe Millicent Hearst Cooke (July 13, 1927 – November 18, 2012) was an American businesswoman and philanthropist. She served on the board of directors of the Hearst Corporation from 1962 to 1998. She was a granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst. Her twin brother was former Hearst Corporation chairman George Randolph Hearst, Jr., who died in June 2012.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Phoebe Hearst Cooke, Forbes 400 Profile". Forbes. September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Philanthropist Phoebe Hearst Cooke dies". 2012-11-19. Retrieved 2012-11-19. 
  3. ^ "Phoebe Hearst Cooke, Granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst, Dies at 85". 2012-11-20. Retrieved 2012-11-20.