Andrew William Mellon

Andrew William Mellon

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Aug 1937 (aged 82)
Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Upperville, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section: REMOVED Lot: 1951 Grave: 1
Memorial ID 8092909 · View Source
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49th Secretary of the Treasury (1921-1932), serving under Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. In 1937, he gave to the Nation his magnificent art collection, plus $10 million, to build the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Upon leaving the Treasury Department and President Hoover's Cabinet in February 1932, Mellon accepted the post of U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, serving for one year and then retiring to private life.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew William Mellon (24 Mar 1855–26 Aug 1937), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8092909, citing Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Upperville, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .