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Andrew W. Mellon Issue

3c Andrew W. Mellon single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1072
Description:

This Andrew W. Mellon Issue stamp features a portrait of American businessman Andrew W. Mellon. Mellon was in 1855 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He joined his father’s banking firm T. Mellon and Sons and later helped organize other banks in the Pittsburgh region. He aided and invested in some industrial organizations, including the Aluminum Company of America, the Gulf Oil Corporation, and the Union Steel Company. In the 1920s, he was ranked as one of the wealthiest people in the United States. Mellon was appointed Secretary of the Treasury by President Warren G. Harding in 1921 and continued to serve under Presidents Coolidge and Hoover.

United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh; Andrew Mellon; finance; money; banker; businessman; industrialist; philanthropist; art collector; Secretary of Treasury; president; portrait

Date:
December 20, 1955
Medium:
paper; ink (rose carmine); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5165
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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