About Wyatt Cephus Hedrick
Wyatt Cephus Hedrick (December 17, 1888, in Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Virginia - May 5, 1964, in Houston, Harris County, Texas) was an American architect, engineer, and developer most active in Texas and the American South.
In 1922, Hedrick began his work as an architect in Fort Worth, Texas, and three years later opened his own office. He was responsible for many of the tallest buildings in Fort Worth, and several of his works are included on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1918 he married Pauline Stripling. In 1925, he married Mildred Sterling, and in 1931 his father-in-law, Ross S. Sterling, became governor of Texas.
Hedrick worked mainly in a stripped-Classical style. With his extensive university and government work, at one time his firm was the third-largest in the United States.