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Mellon, Paul

Born: 1907 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Horse Breeder, Philanthropist

1907 – Born on June 11th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia. American philanthropist and museum administrator.

1935 – Married to Mary Conover Brown.

1948 – Married to Rachel Lambert Llyod.

1963 – He was the president of National Gallery of Art.

1966 – Mellon donated $35M in artwork plus $12M to Yale University, forming the Yale Center for British Art.

         – Founded the Bollingen Foundation, which awards the Bollingen Prize in Poetry.

1979 – Was the chairman of National Gallery of Art.

1992 – Co-wrote Reflections in a Silver Spoon: A Memoir.

1999 – Died on February 1st in Upperville, Virginia.