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Pendleton, George Hunt, House

Cincinnati, Ohio
County of Hamilton.
National Register Number: 66000611
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 29, 1964):
From 1879 until his death, this was the residence of George Hunt Pendleton (1825-1889), lawyer and politician. As a U.S. Senator (1879-1885), Pendleton spearheaded civil service reform. He and his committee met here in 1882 to draft the Pendleton Act, creating the Civil Service merit system. The Civil Service Commission met here for the first two years of its existence.

There are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes since the last report

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