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Louis C. Wyman

AKA Louis Crosby Wyman

Born: 16-Mar-1917
Birthplace: Manchester, NH
Died: 5-May-2002
Location of death: West Palm Beach, FL
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Cremated, scattered at sea

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from New Hampshire, 1963-74

Military service: US Naval Reserve (1942-46, WWII)

Ran against John A. Durkin to fill the Senate seat of Norris Cotton in 1974. Wyman won the election by 355 votes, but his opponent demanded a recount, which he lost by just 10 votes. Cotton resigned on 31 December, and Wyman was appointed to serve the last four days of his term. He lobbied the case to the US Senate, and Durkin later agreed to settle the matter with a special election in September, which Wyman lost.

Wife: Virginia Wyman (m. 1948, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Jo Ann Wyman Coughlin
Son: Louis E. Wyman II

    University: BA, University of New Hampshire (1938)
    University: JD, Harvard Law School (1941)

    New Hampshire State Official Associate Justice, New Hampshire Superior Court (1978-87)
    US Senator, New Hampshire (31-Dec-1974 to 3-Jan-1975)
    US Congressman, New Hampshire 1st (3-Jan-1963 to 31-Dec-1974)
    Attorney General of New Hampshire (1953-61)
    Congressional Staff Secretary to Sen. Styles Bridges (1947)
    Ropes & Gray Attorney (1941)
    Florida Bar 1957
    Massachusetts Bar Association 1941
    National Association of Attorneys General President (1957)
    New Hampshire Bar Association 1941


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