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Greer Edwin Lockhart

Greer Edwin Lockhart, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1955, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.


  • Lockhart, Greer Edwin was born on February 4, 1929 in Minneapolis. Son of Anthoney Milton and Emma Kathryn (Pierce) Lockhart.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1953.


    • Partner Bassford, Lockhart, Truesdell & Briggs, P.A., Minneapolis. Board visitors University Minnesota Law School, convenor, 1973, board member, 1973-1978, 84-87. Adjunct professor law in trial advocacy University Minnesota Law School, 1977-1981.

      Teacher, presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1955, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1958, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Development Policy Task Force, City Minneapolis, 1976-1977. Board directors Twin Cities Opportunities Industrialization Center, 1978-1980. Board directors Citizens League of Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, 1963-1973, 82-85, president, 1969-1970.

    Member Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board, 1977-1983. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (Minnesota state chairman 1976-1978). Member American Civil Liberties Union, American Bar Association (insurance, negligence and compensation law section, vice chairman arbitration committee 1973-1975, litigation section, legal education section), American Board Trial Advocates (advocate), American Arbitration Association (Minneapolis accident claims advisory committee 1972-1993), American Judicature Society, American Society Hospital Lawyers, Minnesota State Bar Association (chairman court rules committee 1970, 73, board governors 1974-1978, civil litigation section), Minnesota Society Hospital Attorneys, Hennepin County Bar Association (governing council 1972-1981, chairman ethics committee 1972-1974, chairman legal-medical committee 1978-1981), Defense Research Institute, International Association Defense Counsel, Minnesota History Society, Hennepin County History Society, University Minnesota President's Club.



    Travel, golf, books, theater, family.


    • Married Mary Louise MacLaughlin, August 11, 1951. Children: Ann Lockhart Watson, Kathryn Lockhart Bennewitz, James MacLaughlin, Matthew Greer.
    • father: Anthoney Milton Lockhart
    • mother: Emma Kathryn (Pierce) Lockhart
    • spouse: Mary Louise MacLaughlin
    • children: Ann Lockhart Watson Lockhart
    • Kathryn Lockhart Bennewitz Lockhart
    • James MacLaughlin Lockhart
    • Matthew Greer Lockhart
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    Born February 4, 1929