18 April 2010

Big Shot On Board


Pictured: On this day in 1949, prominent Pittsburgh banker, Richard K. Mellon, and his wife arriving in New York on the Queen Mary after a vacation abroad. Mr. Mellon was the nephew of Andrew Mellon, ex-Secretary of the Treasury and founder of what would become, after merging with Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University.

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