Henry Grady Hedrick

Professor of Law, 1914-1921


Henry Hedrick was born in Lexington, North Carolina, in 1889.  He completed a bachelor’s degree at Trinity College in 1911.  He spent the 1913-1914 academic year at Harvard Law School, possibly as a research fellow.  Grady joined the Trinity Law School faculty in 1914 and he completed an LL.B. there in 1915.  He left the faculty in 1921 to devote himself to legal practice in Durham.

In 1942 Hedrick was hired as general attorney for Southern Railway and moved to Washington, D.C.  He was later promoted to assistant general solicitor and to general solicitor.  Hedrick died in Washington in 1951.  He was a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Kappa Sigma, and served as president of the Durham County Bar Association.

Sources:

Duke University School of Law.  Alumni Directory/Duke University School of Law [serial].

H. G. Hedrick, Solicitor for Southern Ry.The Washington Post (1923-1954); Nov. 12, 1951; pg. B2

Harvard Law School.  Quinquennial Catalogue of the Law School of Harvard University.  Cambridge [Mass.] : The School, 1895-1953.

Trinity College (Durham, N.C.), Annual Catalogue of Trinity College [serial]

Courses Taught

Criminal Law and Procedure

Torts

Personal Property

Corporations

The Statute Law of North Carolina

Texts of the Constitutions

Agency

Wills and Administration

Bailments and Carriers