THE CABINET: Death of Mellon

Last week, in Southampton, L. I., Andrew William Mellon, long one of his country's richest men, Secretary of the Treasury from 1921 to 1932, died of uremia, broncho-pneumonia and old age.

Successor to Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick as overlord of the feudal financial system of the unique U. S. city of Pittsburgh, Andrew Mellon was an officer or director of 160 corporations and worth no one knew how much more than $500,000,000 in 1921 when Harry M. Daugherty is said to have suggested to Warren Gamaliel Harding that he would make a...

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