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List of the members of the Mellon family, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Mellon family, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Mellon family, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Mellon family has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Mellon family.

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Richard Mellon Scaife is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Members of the Mellon Family
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Richard Mellon Scaife was an American billionaire, a principal heir to the Mellon banking, oil, and aluminum fortune, and the owner and publisher of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. In 2005, Scaife was number 238 on the Forbes 400, with a personal fortune of $1.2 billion. By 2013, Scaife had dropped to number 371 on the listing, with a personal fortune of $1.4 billion. Scaife was also known for his financial support of conservative public policy organizations over the past four decades. He provided support for conservative and libertarian causes in the United States, mostly through the private, nonprofit foundations he controlled: the Sarah Scaife Foundation, Carthage Foundation, and Allegheny ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1932-2014)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Thomas Mellon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Members of the Mellon Family
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Thomas Alexander Mellon was a Scotch-Irish American, entrepreneur, lawyer, and judge, best known as the founder of Mellon Bank and patriarch of the Mellon family of Pittsburgh. ...more

Age: Died at 95 (1813-1908)

Birthplace: Cappagh, United Kingdom

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Andrew W. Mellon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Members of the Mellon Family
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Andrew William Mellon was an American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and United States Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 to February 12, 1932, from the wealthy Mellon family of Pennsylvania. He and his brother Richard Beatty Mellon and Andrew Carnegie founded two institutes of higher education that would eventually merge to form Carnegie Mellon University. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1855-1937)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Paul Mellon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Members of the Mellon Family
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Paul Mellon was an American philanthropist and an owner/breeder of thoroughbred racehorses. He is one of only five people ever designated an "Exemplar of Racing" by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. He was co-heir to one of America's greatest business fortunes, the Mellon Bank fortune, created by his grandfather Thomas Mellon, his father Andrew W. Mellon, and his father's brother Richard B. Mellon. In 1957, when Fortune prepared its first list of the wealthiest Americans, it estimated that Paul Mellon, his sister Ailsa Mellon-Bruce, and his cousins Sarah Mellon and Richard King Mellon, were all among the richest eight people in the United States, with fortunes of between 400 ...more

Age: Died at 92 (1907-1999)

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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