Emil Lockwood (September 23, 1919 – August 2, 2002) was an American businessman and politician who represented Gratiot County in the Michigan Senate from 1963 to 1970, serving as the Senate Minority Leader from 1965 to 1966 and Senate Majority Leader from 1967 to 1970. As a young man, Lockwood served in the Pacific Theater in World War II, aboard a Landing Ship Tank.
Early life and education
Lockwood was born in Ottawa, Illinois, and was a descendant of Franz Karl Achard on his mother's side. His namesake, Emil Achard, founded Saginaw Plate Glass Company in Saginaw, Michigan, where his family eventually moved. Lockwood earned an associate's degree from Kemper Military School in Boonville, Missouri, followed by a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He served with distinction aboard an LST in the Pacific Theater of World War II.
After leaving the United States Navy, Lockwood taught amphibious warfare at