Paul Mellon Biography

Paul Mellon

Age: 91

philanthropist, art collector and horse breeder. He established such treasures as the Yale Center for British Art and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. For decades, he helped run Washington's National Gallery of Art, which he founded in partnership with his father, Andrew Mellon. His horses won three Triple Crown races including one Kentucky Derby (Sea Hero in 1992) and two Belmont Stakes (Quadrangle in 1964, Arts and Letters in 1969).

Died: Upperville, Va., February 1, 1999

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