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  Andrew W. Mellon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855–August 27, 1937) was an American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932.
Mellon and Sons, two years later and had the ownership of the bank transferred to him in 1882 at the age of 27.
Andrew Mellon was appointed Secretary of the Treasury and became a member of the Cabinet put together by President Warren G. Harding in 1921.
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 Andrew W. Mellon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855–August 27, 1937) was an (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, and (The position of the head of the Treasury Department) Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932.
Mellon demonstrated financial ability early in life by starting a (The wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material) lumber business at the age of 17.
Andrew Mellon was appointed Secretary of the Treasury and became a member of the (A cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display) Cabinet put together by President (Click link for more info and facts about Warren G. Harding) Warren G. Harding in 1921.
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 Andrew Mellon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andrew William Mellon (March 24, 1855 – August 27, 1937) wasan American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932.
Mellon demonstrated financial ability early in life by starting a successful lumber business at the age of 17.
Andrew Mellon was a major addition to the Cabinet being put together by President Warren G. Harding in 1921 to face the post-war problems.
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 U.S. Treasury - Biography of Secretary Andrew W. Mellon
Mellon was a major addition to the Cabinet being put together by President Harding in 1921 to face the post-war problems.
Secretary Mellon firmly believed that high taxes increased the cost of living, and insofar as possible, taxes should be reduced realistically and the cost of living lowered.
In November 1923, Secretary Mellon presented to the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee a letter in which he outlined what has come to be known as "The Mellon Plan." It was a balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.
www.ustreas.gov /education/history/secretaries/awmellon.html   (813 words)

  
 Perspectives: Paul O'Neill: He's no Andrew Mellon
Mellon was blamed, not unreasonably, for the economic chaos.
Mellon, a son to the scion of the clan, Thomas Mellon, was 65 at the time he was tapped (the same age O'Neill is now) and ripe for public service.
Mellon was convinced he knew what was best for the economy - dismantle the progressive tax structure that had been erected during the previous administration of Woodrow Wilson.
www.post-gazette.com /forum/20010126edburstin5.asp   (1007 words)

  
 Andrew William Mellon Biography / Biography of Andrew William Mellon Biography Biography
Andrew Mellon was born on March 24, 1855, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Unlike most members of the industrial elite of his generation, Mellon attended college, although he withdrew shortly before graduation.
Mellon dabbled in Republican politics in Pennsylvania, was acquainted with such political notables as Matthew S. Quay, Boies Penrose, and Philander C. Knox, and was a major financial contributor to his party.
Mellon interpreted the Great Depression of 1929 as a natural phenomenon and favored deflation; he was critical of public works and pursued a traditional policy of economy.
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 Andrew William Mellon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1889, Andrew Mellon led in establishing the Union Trust Company of Pittsburgh-later to become one of the larger financial institutions in the United States-and then the Union Savings Bank was created as a subsidiary firm.
As secretary, Mellon worked for a downward revision of income taxes and surtaxes, and in spite of drastic tax curtailments, he reduced the national debt from $24,298,000,000 in 1920 to $16,185,000,000 in 1930.
One of the major figures in the industrial and financial development of the kans-Allegheny region, Andrew W. Mellon (1855-1937) was appointed Secretary of the Treasury by President Warren G. Harding in 1921, and he continued to serve under presidents Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover.
www.omhros.gr /Kat/History/Txt/Ec/MellonAndrew.htm   (906 words)

  
 Andrew W. Mellon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andrew William Mellon (March 24 1855 – August 27 1937) was an American banker industrialist philanthropist and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4 1921 until February 12 1932.
Along Mellon being appointed Secretary of the Treasury such distinguished individuals as Charles Evans Hughes as Secretary of State and Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce.
As conservative Republican and a financier Mellon was irritated the unbusinesslike manner in which the Government's was maintained with expenses due now and the future rising rapidly and with income revenues not keeping pace with those expense to say nothing of the lack of to put something away for a rainy
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 Mellon - Facing the Corporate Roots of American Fascism
Mellon is known to have donated at least $1,000 to the American Liberty League.
Mellon was not fondly admired, except by the extremely rich, for his role as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under Presidents Harding, Coolidge and Hoover (1921-1923, 1923-1929, 1929-1932).
Mellon’s wealth was tied up in the Mellon National Bank (one of America’s largest), Carborundum (now Uni-frax, a leading industrial insulation producer), Koppers (a top global producer of naphthalene and coal tar), Gulf Oil and the Aluminum Corp.
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 Andrew Mellon foundation summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andrew Mellon's foundation is one of the top ten.
Many people call Andrew Mellon the “Father of Industry.” Born in 1885, Mellon began his education at Western University of Pennsylvania, which is now the University of Pittsburgh.
Mellon was one on the wealthiest people in the United States by the time he was thirty-six years old.
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 Andrew Mellon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The CTW Mellon Language and Technology Project Consortium between Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which promotes the teaching of foreign languages and applying new technologies to the instruction of languages.
For All the Saints Despite his having an approved cultus, some doubt the existence of St. Andrew of Ireland.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Andrew_Mellon.html   (267 words)

  
 Andrew Mellon
, the son of the banker, Thomas Mellon, was born in Pittsburgh in 1855.
Mellon lost in post as secretary of the treasury with the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932.
The Mellon tax revision legislation provides great reductions in taxes to those who can best afford to pay taxes and causes the masses of the people to pay a greater proportion of the whole tax to be collected than was the case under the old bill...
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 Named Professorships, Deanships, and Directorships -- The Johns Hopkins University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ANDREW W. MELLON, born in 1855, was a financier, diplomat, and industrialist.
The ANDREW W. MELLON FOUNDATION endowed the Andrew W. Mellon Professorship in the Humanities at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences to "strengthen the influence of the humanities in the education programs" of Johns Hopkins University.
The Mellon Foundation makes grants on a selective basis to institutions in higher education, in cultural affairs and the performing arts, in population, in conservation and the environment, and in public affairs.
webapps.jhu.edu /namedprofessorships/professorshipdetail.cfm?professorshipID=277   (334 words)

  
 Statue / monument of Andrew Mellon in Washington DC by Sculptor Sidney Waugh
Andrew Mellon (1855-1937) served the United States in a wide variety of ways.
All of the Mellons attached a condition to their gifts: that the buildings not be named after them.
The Mellon Memorial Fountain is located opposite the West Building and is sometimes called the "Zodiac Fountain" because the signs of the Zodiac appear around the lower portion of the fountain.
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 The Republican Roots of New Deal Tax Policy (Copyright, 2003, Tax Analysts)
Andrew Mellon -- who moved into his Treasury office in 1921 and stayed there until 1932 -- was the principal architect of these reforms.
Mellon again proffered his familiar argument that lower rates would produce additional revenue: "A reform in taxation such as a reduction of the high surtaxes increases the taxable income through stimulation of business and productive investment so that what apparently would be a loss is later made up."
Mellon suggested that lawmakers cut the top individual tax rate to 40 percent for 1921 and to 33 percent for subsequent years.
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 ipedia.com: Andrew W. Mellon Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andrew William Mellon was an American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932.
He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of successful banker and Judge Thomas Mellon and Sara Negley Mellon.
Mellon believed that the government should give tax breaks to large corporations so that money could "trickle down" to the general public in manifestations such as extra jobs.
www.ipedia.com /andrew_w__mellon.html   (912 words)

  
 Andrew II Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Andrew is the central distributed computing service provided to the Carnegie Mellon campus by the Computing Services division.
The Andrew II series of projects is replacing much of the original Andrew distributed computing infrastructure at Carnegie Mellon University.
The Andrew II projects were initiated in response to the realization that many of the original Andrew services would need to be re-engineered when the Andrew File System (AFS) is replaced by the Distributed File System (DFS) from the Open Software Foundation (OSF).
asg.web.cmu.edu /andrew2/ANDREWII/AndrewII.html   (217 words)

  
 Competition 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies are designed to support exceptionally promising students as they pursue advanced study in the disciplines of the humanities.
Mellon Fellows are expected to carry a full course load during the nine-month academic year of the fellowship.
Former Mellon Fellows are now teachers and scholars at some of the nation’s top colleges and universities.
www.woodrow.org /mellon/competition_2005.html   (190 words)

  
 WWNFF Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies 2002
WWNFF Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies 2002
Please see below an important announcement regarding the future of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowships in Humanistic Studies.
It is important to note that these changes will not have any effect on the current cohort of Mellon Fellows.
www.woodrow.org /mellon   (65 words)

  
 Andrew W. Mellon
Andrew William Mellon was born in Pittsburgh where his father was a lawyer, banker and associate of Henry C. Frick in the coke industry.
Andrew Mellon emerged as the sole owner in 1882 and his father retired from the business four years later.
Mellon became increasingly unhappy in office and in 1932 resigned to accept the ambassadorship to the Court of St. James in London.
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 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies
The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in Humanistic Studies are designed to help exceptionally promising students prepare for careers of teaching and scholarship in humanistic disciplines.
The Mellon Fellowship is a competitive award for first-year doctoral students.
Many colleges and universities have a Mellon Campus Representative; they will have a sample of the guide and may be able to assist you in preparing your application.
www.isop.ucla.edu /eas/fellowships/mellon-human.htm   (315 words)

  
 Andrew W. Mellon - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Thomas Mellon came to America in 1818 with his parents, and through his entrepreneurial skills and fortuitous investments became a very wealthy and powerful man with a career as a lawyer and later a judge, and a banker.
Andrew played a major role in the development of the Gulf Oil Corporation, and participated in the organization of the Union Steel Company, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Koppers Gas and Coke Company and numerous other companies.
Mellon returned to Washington in 1937 for the purpose of overseeing the construction of the National Gallery, but he died before its opening in 1941.
www.bonus.com /contour/national_gallery/http@@/www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/pbio?550155   (460 words)

  
 National Gallery of Art - Fellowships: Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial
The National Gallery of Art is pleased to announce one post-doctoral fellowship for 2005, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Mellon curatorial fellows will be fully integrated into a specific curatorial department with duties, privileges, and status equivalent to an assistant curator.
Mellon fellows will divide their time between specific research projects and more general curatorial work within the department, including research on the collection and new acquisitions, work on the presentation of the collection, participation in aspects of special exhibition projects, and opportunities to give public lectures and gallery talks.
www.nga.gov /education/fellowed.shtm   (495 words)

  
 The Reader's Companion to American History: Mellon, Andrew@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mellon played leading roles in shaping American industrial development and the federal financial policies of the 1920s.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mellon left college before graduating to start a lumber business.
In 1874 he entered his father's bank, T. Mellon and Sons, and in 1902 became president of its successor, the Mellon National Bank.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:28407068&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (179 words)

  
 Introduction to Mellon Projects I and II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mellon II (concluding May 2002), are designed to explore the cost-effective widespread introduction of new information technology to support teaching, learning, and scholarship at our respective institutions.
The focus of the Mellon I project was to implement cost-effective strategies for the widespread application of information technology to improve teaching, learning and scholarship at Furman University and Wofford College.
The focus of the Mellon II project is to build upon the experiences and resources developed during the Mellon I project, specifically we are targeting broad student involvement in Mellon supported programs.
alpha.furman.edu /academics/grants/mellon   (2540 words)

  
 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Project, Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the spring of 2001, the Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary received a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation to expand its Conservation Department.
These treatments have involved the disbinding of a number of large, deteriorated parchment and paper volumes that were previously bound using non-archival materials or were rebound sometime in the past using binding structures and styles not contemporary with the original manuscript.
Once the manuscripts were disbound, subsequent treatment by the Mellon Conservators has involved removal of old tapes, adhesives and non-archival paper patches.
www.jtsa.edu /library/conservation/mellon.shtml   (452 words)

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