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Carolina Story: Virtual Museum of University History

James T. Hedrick (1928- ) and the Hedrick Building

Completed in 2004, this administrative building for UNC Healthcare bears the name of James T. Hedrick, a Durham lawyer and hospital supporter. Born in North Carolina, Hedrick graduated from Washington and Lee in 1950 and from Carolina’s law school in 1953. After serving in the U.S. Army, he returned to Durham to practice law and became an advisor to North Carolina Memorial Hospital.