us–obit-miles lord

Federal judge whose reputation ranged beyond Minnesota dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miles Lord, a onetime federal judge in Minnesota who presided over a number of groundbreaking cases and spoke out against corporate abuses, has died.Lord's daughter, Virginia Lord, said her father died Saturday in Eden Prairie. He was 97.Lord served as Minnesota's attorney general and U.S. Attorney before being nominated as a federal judge in 1966 by President Lyndon Johnson.