Charles David Lockett (1939)

Charles David Lockett, of Knoxville, died November 7, 2011. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree from the College of Law and practiced law for over 60 years. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean conflict, retiring as an Infantry Colonel with 30 years of regular and reserve service. Among the medals he received are the Bronze Star, European Theatre Ribbon with six battle stars and the Korean Service Medal. Col. Lockett had a long and distinguished career in local, state, and national political arenas and served on the Board of Trustees for the University of Tennessee from 1958 to 1971.

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