Log In

Harold Ellswith MEIER


HAROLD MEIER, American Lawyer, Partner of LONABAUGH AND RIGGS, specializing in the field of General Civil and Trial Practice in all Courts. Banking, Corporation, Water Rights, Probate, Insurance, Negligence, Products Liability, Mining and Oil and Gas Law.


Meier, Harold Ellswith was born on February 6, 1932 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Henry A. and Ruth (Winsor) Meier.


Bachelor of Science, University Wyoming, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Wyoming, 1959.


Working as a partner of LONABAUGH AND RIGGS. Admitted to the bar, 1959, Wyoming. Major clients of HAROLD MEIER: Allstate Insurance Co. American States Insurance Cos.

CNA Group; Commercial Union. Crum & Forster Insurance Cos. Dairyland Insurance Company.

Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. Hartford Insurance Company. Hawkeye-Security Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Maryland Casualty Company. Mountain West Farm Bureau Insurance Company. Preferred Risk Group.

Public Entity Underwriters, Ltd. Safeco Insurance Company. Sentry Claims; St. Paul Insurance Cos., Travelers Insurance Company.

United States. Insurance Group. United States.F. & G. Insurance Company. Farmers Insurance Group.

Maxim Drilling & Exploration, Inc. Lario Oil & Gas Company. Kaneb Services, Inc.

Cities Services Oil & Gas Corporation. TOTAL Minatome Corp; First Interstate Bank of Commerce, Sheridan. Big Horn Reservoir Company.

Holly Sugar Corp; Lower & Co. Sheridan National Bank. First Wyoming Bank.


  • Bar: Wyoming 1959, United States District Court Wyoming 1959, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit court), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974, United States Court of Claims 1979.


  • Other Work

    • "Globe Mining v. Anderson,” Wyoming Law Journal, 1959. Fremont County Justice of the Peace, 1959-1961. Lander City Police Judge, 1961-1962.Fremont County Prosecuting Attorney, 1965-1967. United States. Magistrate, 1967-1969. Member, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1969-1975, Chairman of the Management Council, 1976 1988.Past President, Wyoming Mining Association, 1982.


Member Wyoming House of Representatives, Cheyenne, 1969-1977. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Bar Association, Wyoming State Bar Association, Wyoming State Bar Foundation (president 1997), Wyoming Trial Lawyer's Association, National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Rotary, Masons, Shriners, Elks.


  • Other Interests

    Hunting, tennis, skiing.


Married Joan C. Preis, September 1, 1958 (divorced 1984). Children: Scott W., Celia Ann, Douglas C. Married Suzanne M. Faris, July 5, 1985.

Henry A. Meier

Ruth (Winsor) Meier

Joan C. Preis

Suzanne M. Faris

Scott W. Meier

Celia Ann Meier

Douglas C. Meier