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Louis Crosby Wyman

congressman , judge , senator

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.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Achievements

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

Membership

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.

Connections

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