Andrew Mellon

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Person.png Andrew Mellon  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(Banker, politician)
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BornAndrew William Mellon
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died1937-08-26 (Age 82)
Southampton, New York, U.S.
Alma materWestern University of Pennsylvania
Parents • Thomas Alexander Mellon
• (1813–1908)
• Sarah Jane Negley
• (1817–1909)
Children • Paul Mellon
• Ailsa Mellon Bruce
SpouseNora McMullen
RelativesRichard B. Mellon

Employment.png United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom

In office
February 5, 1932 - March 20, 1933

Employment.png US/Secretary of the Treasury Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
March 9, 1921 - February 12, 1932

As U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Mellon created a new division of the federal government, the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, and appointed Harry Anslinger, as the new head of that group. Some sources have claimed that Anslinger was a relative by marriage, but documentation on this point remains elusive.[1]


An appointment by Andrew Mellon

Harry AnslingerCommissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics12 August 1930May 1962


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