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Louis Crosby Wyman

Louis Crosby Wyman, American judge, former senator, former congressman. Bar: Massachusetts bar 1941, New Hampshire bar 1941, District of Columbia Bar 1947, Florida bar 1957.


  • Wyman, Louis Crosby was born on March 16, 1917 in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Louis Eliot and Alice Sibley (Crosby) Wyman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honor, University New Hampshire, 1938. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1941.


    • Associate firm Ropes, Gray, Best, Coolidge & Rugg, Boston, 1941-1942. Member firm Wyman, Starr, Booth, Wadleigh & Langdell, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1949-1952. General counsel to the United States Senate investigating committee, 1946.

      Secretary to the United States Senator Styles Bridges, 1947. Counsel to joint congressional committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation, 1948-1949. Attorney general New Hampshire, 1953-1961.

      Legislation counsel to governor New Hampshire, 1961. Partner Wyman, Bean & Stark, Manchester, 1957-1978. The American Association For Justice Superior Court New Hampshire, from 1978.

      Member 88th, 90th-94th congresses from 1st district New Hampshire, member committee appropriations, subcommittee on defense. Appointed United States senator, 1974. Chairman New Hampshire Commission on Interstate Cooperation.

      Member Judicial Council of New Hampshire. Chairman National Committee on Internal Security, 1958-1961.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts bar 1941, New Hampshire bar 1941, District of Columbia Bar 1947, Florida bar 1957.


    Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association (chairman standing committee jurisprudence and law reform 1961-1963), Massachusetts Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, National Association Attorneys General United States (president 1957-1958), Phi Kappa Phi, Theta Chi, Kappa Delta Pi.


    • Married Virginia Elizabeth Markley, August 20, 1938. Children– Jo Ann, Louis Eliot.
    • father: Louis Eliot Wyman
    • mother: Alice Sibley (Crosby) Wyman
    • spouse: Virginia Elizabeth Markley
    • children: Jo Ann Wyman
    • Louis Eliot Wyman
    Louis Crosby Wyman
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    Died May 5, 2002
    (aged 85)
    • 1938
      University New Hampshire
    • 1941
      Harvard University
    • 1941 - 1942
      Associate firm Ropes
      Gray, Kentucky, United States
    • 1946
      general counsel, to United States Senate investigating committee
    • 1947
      secretary, to United States Senator Styles Bridges
    • 1948 - 1949
      counsel, to joint congressional committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation
    • 1949 - 1952
      member, firm Wyman
      Starr, South Carolina, United States
    • 1953 - 1961
      attorney, general New Hampshire
    • 1957 - 1978
      partner, Wyman
      Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 1961
      legislation counsel, to governor New Hampshire
    • 1974
      appointed United States senator
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