When Andrew Mellon resigned as Secretary of the Treasury in 1932 to become Ambassador to Great Britain, he was followed in Herbert Hoover's Cabinet by his able assistant, Ogden Livingston Mills. This week, Andrew Mellon was followed by his junior again. Not quite six weeks after "the greatest Secretary of the Treasury since Alexander Hamilton" died of old age in Southampton, L. I, Ogden Mills, 53, died of heart failure in Manhattan.

Son of a New York banker, grandson of Darius Mills who made a fortune in the California gold rush of 1849,...

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