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Paul Mellon
Birth: Jun. 11, 1907
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1999
Upperville
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA

Philanthropist, Art Collector, and Horse Breeder. Son of Andrew Mellon, the financier and industrialist, & Nora Mellon. He established the Yale Center for British Art and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. His horses won three Triple Crown races and one Kentucky Derby - Sea Hero in 1992 and two Belmont Stakes - Quadrangle in 1964 and Arts and Letters in 1969. He donated land and funds to construct the Middleburg Agricultural Research and Extension Center, the Middleburg Training Track, the National Sporting Library, Trinity Episcopal Church, and donated 1,618 acres to Virginia to establish Sky Meadows State Park rescuing the land from developers. Sky Meadows has one of the most beautiful views in Virginia. He married Mary Conover Brown in 1935. After Mary's death in 1946, he married Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Lloyd. He bequeathed his rare collection of books and manuscripts at his death to be divided between Yale University, the Virginia Historical Society, and the University of Virginia so they would be accessible to the general public. Among the collection are the 1814 edition of the Lewis and Clark journals, the 1784-85 edition of Thomas Jefferson's Notes of the State of Virginia which includes Jefferson's "fire-bell in the night" letter. (bio by: Janet Greentree) 
 
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  Rachel Lowe Lambert Mellon (1910 - 2014)*
 
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Burial:
Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
Upperville
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Mellon Family Plot behind Trinity Episcopal Church
GPS (lat/lon): 38.99458, -77.88135
 
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Originally Created by: Janet Greentree
Record added: Aug 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9331924
Paul Mellon
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Paul Mellon
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Paul Mellon
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