Notable Past Residents
The history of Memorial Bend was shaped by many of the notable people that lived in our homes. From early business leaders to scores
of architects, our neighborhood has been the home to those who have helped shape the city of Houston.
Listed below is a partial list of those notable personalities with links to their homes and corresponding bios. This list will be updated as information is gathered.
- Earle S. Alexander, Jr. FAIA - Noted architect, co-founder of Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville and past president of the Houston AIA
- Tom Bullock, FAIA - Noted architect, co-founder of Caudill, Rowlett and Scott and past president of the Houston AIA.
- William Wayne "Bill" Caudill, FAIA - Noted architect, author and co-founder of Caudill, Rowlett and Scott and a Gold Medal winner from the American Institute of Architects
- Al Fairfield - Homebuilder and founder of Luxury Living Homes
- John Davenport - Emmy award-winning TV journalist and moderator of Washington Week in Review
- Kiki DeAyala - All-SWC Longhorn football defensive standout who went on to play football in the NFL and USFL.
- Howard W. Edmunds - Co-founder of Memorial Bend Development Company and the developer of Memorial Bend, Memorial Forest, Memorial Pines and other Houston subdivisions
- Steve Edwards - Former news anchor for KHOU, co-host of Entertainment Tonight (1982-1983) and current news anchor in Los Angeles.
- Dr. Lionel L. Galstaun - Chemist, patron of the arts and a founding member of the Armenian Assembly of America.
- Murray Getz - Photographer and past president of the Texas Professional Photographers Association
- Dick Hurley - Homebuilder
- Gunter Koetter, FAIA - Noted architect, co-founder of the architectural firm of Koetter, Tharp and Cowell and past president of the Houston AIA.
- Charles E. Lawrence, FAIA - Noted architect, co-founder of Caudill, Rowlett and Scott and designer of Jones Hall.
- Lewis Lloyd - Former Houston Rocket known as a great guard with off the court issues during the Rockets mid-80s playoff years.
- Judge Miron Love - Criminal District Court Judge
- Bob McNair - Businessman and owner of the Houston Texans NFL franchise.
- Meredith O'Donnell - Owner of Meredith O'Donnell Furnishings in the Upper Kirby District
- Harold Oberg - Noted architect and partner in the architectural firm of Jenkins, Hoff, Oberg & Saxe
- Page Parkes - Founder of Page Parkes Corporation, the largest model and talent group in the Southwestern U.S.
- Larry Rasco - Former news anchor and News Director for KTRH
- Wallie Scott, FAIA - Noted architect, co-founder of Caudill, Rowlett and Scott and past president of the Houston AIA
- Iris Siff - Actress, patron of the arts and managing director of the Alley Theatre.
- Jack Stiles - Photographer and past president of the Texas Professional Photographers Association
- Doyle Stuckey - Homebuilder and founder of Doyle Stuckey Homes
- Gilbert Thweatt - Noted architect; Partner, Welton Becket Associates; Principal, 3/DI; Past President Houston AIA
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