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Andrew W. Mellon
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|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.