Wilbur Tyson Trueblood

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Born(1874-01-04)January 4, 1874
St. Louis, Missouri
DiedMay 23, 1937(1937-05-23) (aged 63)
CitizenshipUnited States of America
Alma materColumbia University

Wilbur Tyson Trueblood (January 4, 1874 - May 23, 1937) was an architect in St. Louis, Missouri.[1][2] Two buildings he helped design are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Trueblood was born im St. Louis. He spent a year studying architecture at Columbia University.

He taught at Washington University.[3] He was a chairman of the Municipal Art Commission in St. Louis.[4]

He worked with Theodore Link on the design of buildings for Louisiana State University.[5][6] He also partnered with Hugo K. Graf.

He was elected a fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1936.[7] Trueblood died in 1937.[8]


  • Ferguson School Central School, 201 Wesley Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri
  • University City Education District, 7400 and 7401 Balson Ave., and 951 N. Hanley Rd. University City, Missouri credited to Trueblood & Graf[9]


  1. Stevens, Walter Barlow (November 9, 1921). "Centennial History of Missouri (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the Union, 1820-1921". S.J. Clarke – via Google Books.
  2. "Wilbur Trueblood Dies; Well Known Architect in City - Newspapers.com". St. Louis Star-Times. Retrieved 2020-11-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. Morshed, Adnan (15 January 2015). Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder. ISBN 9781452942964.
  4. "Art Commission Revived but Musn't Meddle with Lyon Statue, Mayor Says". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 1929-12-18. p. 20. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  5. "Landmarks Association of St. Louis :: Architects :: Theodore C. Link, FAIA (1850-1923)". www.landmarks-stl.org.
  6. "Theodore C. Link Family Papers, 1809-1923 | MS Manuscripts". archon.wulib.wustl.edu.
  7. "W.T. Trueblood Honored". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 1936-03-12. p. 26. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  8. "Wilbur T. Trueblood Dies after Operation". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 1937-05-24. p. 21. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  9. https://www.mostateparks.com/sites/mostateparks/files/University%20City%20Education%20Dist.pdf

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