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Lot and Block » Lots 9 & 10, Block 7 Old Lot 10, Block B
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Built » Assessment records indicate 1890
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Owner(s) » John T. Mitchell, 1888 (lot 10 #147) Dr. Frederick S. Ritter Jr, 1888 (JA11:336); 1889 (lot 10 #170B) Henrietta F. Ritter, 1890 (lot 9 #224) F. W. Ritter Jr., 1913 (lot 9 #841) Hon. Gilbert P. Ritter, 1937 (liber 668 folio 473) Henry V. & Louise B. Sanderson, 194? Harry Helms R. C. Haskett Brian T. C. & C. W. Davis (liber 3003 folio 44) Luther O. Foster, non-sale transfer 12 January 1965 (liber 3314 folio 300) Frederick E. & D. G. Tippens, 9 March 1965 (liber 3404 folio 444)
Remarks » House on lot 10. Mitchell was an active early member. Dr. Ritter was a patent lawyer at McGill Bldg in DC and was elected to Grove’s Board of Trustees in 1889. Gilbert Ritter was also a patent attorney, with the DC firm of Ritter, Mechlin & Muir. Assessment records indicate house gutted by fire, only shell remained on 1 February 1965.
Sources » Edwards, 140; Phil Edwards notes; 1886 plat of Grove Ave; Edwards House History Worksheet; County Tax Records; Assessment records; Association-Ritter correspondence March 1938.

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