Horace Sudduth (1888-1957) was one of the most influential businessmen in Cincinnati. His work in real estate — both in the West End and in Walnut Hills — was foundational in promoting Black home ownership and rental income. He was involved in politics, philanthropic work and promotion of entrepreneurial talent.
Geoff Sutton has done a series of articles about Sudduth, his businesses and his other activities. Use the links below to read more about this remarkable man.
- Early Career and Entry into Real Estate
- West End Real Estate – 1910’s
- Single Family Homes in the West End and Walnut Hills
- Black Tenement Housing in Walnut Hills
- Real Estate as Investment Income for Black Community
- Industrial Building and Loan
- Black Home Ownership in 1920’s to 1950’s
- Major Savings and Loan
Politics and Philanthropy: