David White House

1459 Girard St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia

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Description 

From 1910 to 1925, this was the home of David White (1862-1935), the distinguished United States Geology Survey geologist best known as a leading expert on the origin and evolution of oil distribution basic to the petroleum industry. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, January 7, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 7, 1976
Reference number
76002133
NR name
White, David, House
Area of significance
Science
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1910; 1925