1907 - 1999Thoroughbred racing is but one of many aspects of society to benefit from the philanthropy of Paul Mellon. A book published in the 1990s listed $640 million in major charitable donations. Mellon's interests range from the work of Carl Jung to gazing at mares and foals in the fields of his Virginia Farm, Rokeby. Mellon's love of art has been expressed by such projects as funding the Yale Center for British Art and a wing of the Virginia Art Museum and then filling them with priceless treasures. He also is a past chairman of the National art Gallery, which was given to the nation by his father, Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon.
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|Date Added||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:57am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 720234 N 4213454|
|Decimal Degrees||38.04205000, -84.49031667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 2.523', W 84° 29.419'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 2' 31.38" N, 84° 29' 25.14" W|
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