People: Jul. 25, 1969

James Birdseye McPherson (a Civil War general), Michael Hillegas (first U.S. Treasurer), William Windom (onetime Treasury Secretary) and Chief One-Papa (a Sioux) share a common distinction. They were all once pictured on U.S. currency that has since gone out of circulation. Now they will be joined in the banknote bonevard by four less obscure historical figures: Presidents William McKinley, James Madison and Grover Cleveland, and Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase. The Treasury is stopping production of $500 (McKinley), $1,000 (Cleveland), $5,000 (Madison) and $10,000 (Chase) bills; demand for the big notes, first...

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