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Wiley MAYNE

(1917-2007)

MAYNE, Wiley, a Representative from Iowa; born in Sanborn, O’Brien County, Iowa, January 19, 1917; attended the public schools of Sanborn, Iowa; S.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., 1938; attended Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1938-1939; J.D., Iowa Law School, 1941; agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1941-1943; United States Naval Reserve, lieutenant (jg.) with destroyer escort duty in the Mediterranean, Atlantic, and Pacific, World War II, 1943-1945; admitted to the bar in 1941; lawyer, private practice; president, Iowa State Bar Association, 1963-1964; chair, Grievance Commission of Iowa Supreme Court, 1964-1966; commissioner of Uniform State Laws, 1956-1960; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; delegate to Food and Agricultural Organization, Rome, 1973; resumed the practice of law in Sioux City in 1975; died on May 27, 2007, in Sioux City, Iowa.

Bibliography

Mondlin, Sozeen. Wiley Mayne, Republican Representative from Iowa (Citizens look at Congress / Ralph Nader Congress Project). New York: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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