Nathanael G. Pendleton


Nathanael G. Pendleton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
Preceded byAlexander Duncan
Succeeded byAlexander Duncan
Member of the Ohio Senate from Hamilton County
In office
December 5, 1825 – December 2, 1827
Preceded byClayton Webb
Nathan Guilford
Succeeded byStephen Wood
Andrew Mack
Personal details
Nathanael Greene Pendleton

(1793-08-25)August 25, 1793
Savannah, Georgia
DiedJune 16, 1861(1861-06-16) (aged 67)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting placeSpring Grove Cemetery
Political partyWhig
Alma materColumbia College

Nathanael Greene Pendleton (August 25, 1793 – June 16, 1861) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio, and the father of George Hunt Pendleton.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, August 25, 1793, he moved to New York City with his parents (Nathaniel Pendleton and Susan Bard Pendleton). Pendleton was graduated from Columbia College at New York City in 1813. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He served in the War of 1812. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1818 and practiced law. He served as a member of the State senate 1825-1827.

Pendleton was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1841-March 3, 1843). He did not seek renomination in 1842. He died in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 16, 1861. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Nathanael G. Pendleton (id: P000208)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • A Guide to the Pendleton Family Papers, 1775-1881

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