George Hunt Pendleton HouseEdit profile
The George H. Pendleton House is located at 559 Liberty Hill in the Prospect Hill Historic District of Cincinnati, Ohio. From 1879 until his death in 1889, this was the residence of Senator George Hunt Pendleton. He was a 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.