Nathanael G. Pendleton

Nathanael Greene Pendleton ( born August 25, 1793 in Savannah, Georgia, † June 16, 1861 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) was an American politician of the United States Whig Party. From 1841 to 1843 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 1st Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


After his birth, his parents moved with him to New York City. In 1813 he graduated from Columbia University. He studied law. After he was admitted to the bar, he served in the British -American War. In 1818 he moved to Cincinnati. There he continued to work as a lawyer. From 1825 to 1829 he sat in the Senate of Ohio.

As representatives of the Whig Party, he was elected for a legislative period, which lasted from 1841 to 1843 in the U.S. House of Representatives. He represented there, the interests of the first district of Ohio. He did not put up for re-election. Until his death, he resumed the lawyer in Cincinnati.

Pendleton was buried at Spring Grove Cemetery. His son George was later Senator for Ohio.