Andrew Mellon: The Best Treasury Secretary In US History?Guest Post
Andrew Mellon: The Best Treasury Secretary in US History by Lawrence W. Reed, Foundation For Economic Education
His Greatest Contribution Was Allowing Others to Flourish
Of the 76 men who have held the office of Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, my choice for the best of them would be Andrew Mellon.
I must admit up front that I have a fondness for Mellon for a personal reason. Like me, he was of Scots-Irish ancestry and grew up in Western Pennsylvania (he in Pittsburgh . . .
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