Andrew W. Mellon
Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855 – August 27, 1937) was an American banker who also owned many industrial businesses. He was the Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932.
Andrew William Mellon
|49th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
March 4 1921 – February 12 1932
|Preceded by||David F. Houston|
|Succeeded by||Ogden L. Mills|
|Born||March 24, 1855|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||August 27, 1937 (aged 82)|
Southampton, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Nora McMullen Mellon|
Mellon was a lover of art, and had a large collection which he gave to the National Gallery of Art. Mellon was also a philanthropist - someone who gives to charity in order to make the world a better place.