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Description

Description: Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon (1855-1937) signed this 1 3/4″ x 3″ card during his lengthy tenure in that position (1921-1932).

Andrew Mellon served as Secretary of the Treasury under three presidents: Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. He presided over the booming 1920’s and the Wall Street Crash of 1929. After his service as Secretary of the Treasury, Mellon went on to become the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1932-1933) under Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Mellon is remembered as a conservative Republican who aimed to lower taxes and opposed direct government intervention in the economy. He also helped to establish the National Gallery of Art, the National Portrait Gallery, and Carnegie Mellon University.

Item #A01513

Condition: Mounting remnants on verso, otherwise very good condition with a strong signature.