Richard Mellon Scaife

 

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: newspaper publisher and billionaire heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune who had funded libertarian and conservative causes and various projects to discredit President Bill Clinton, and who was also the grand-nephew of Andrew Mellon, a banker and secretary of the Treasury involved with some of the biggest industrial companies of the early 20th century.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: July 3, 1932

 

Died: July 4, 2014

 

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania