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  Wyman, Louis C.
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NameLouis C. Wyman
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Manchester, New Hampshire , United States
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Born March 16, 1917
DiedMay 05, 2002 (85 years)
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Infoborn in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., March 16, 1917; graduated from the University of New Hampshire at Durham in 1938 and from the Harvard University Law School in 1941; was admitted to the bar of Massachusetts and New Hampshire in 1941, and of Florida in 1957, and commenced the practice of law in Boston, Mass.; during the Second World War served in the Alaskan Theater as lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve 1942-1946; general counsel to a United States Senate committee in 1946; secretary to Senator Styles Bridges in 1947; counsel, Joint Congressional Committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation 1948-1949; attorney general of New Hampshire 1953-1961; president, National Association of Attorneys General 1957; legislative counsel to Governor of New Hampshire in 1961; member and chairman of several State legal and judicial commissions; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; elected to the Ninetieth Congress; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1967, until his resignation December 31, 1974; was not a candidate for reelection, but was a candidate in 1974 to the United States Senate for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1975; certified elected by the State of New Hampshire by a two vote margin; subsequently appointed December 31, 1974, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Norris Cotton, for the term ending January 3, 1975, and served until that date; due to the contested election of November 5, 1974, the United States Senate declared the seat, for the six-year term commencing January 3, 1975, vacant as of August 8, 1975; unsuccessful in a special September election to fill the vacancy; associate justice, New Hampshire Superior Court 1978-1987; was a resident of Manchester, N.H. and West Palm Beach, Florida, until his death due to cancer on May 5, 2002.

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  09/16/1975 NH US Senate Special Lost 43.04% (-10.58%)
  12/31/1974 NH US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1974 NH US Senate Won 49.66% (+0.00%)
  09/10/1974 NH US Senate - R Primary Won 83.00% (+66.00%)
  09/10/1974 NH US Senate - D Primary Lost 0.22% (-49.59%)
  11/07/1972 NH District 1 Won 72.91% (+45.82%)
  11/03/1970 NH District 1 Won 67.42% (+34.83%)
  11/05/1968 NH District 1 Won 63.37% (+26.74%)
  11/08/1966 NH District 1 Won 56.22% (+12.44%)
  09/13/1966 NH District 1 - R Primary Won 84.32% (+72.94%)
  11/03/1964 NH District 1 Lost 48.65% (-2.70%)
  09/08/1964 NH District 1 - R Primary Won 87.25% (+74.49%)
  11/06/1962 NH District 1 Won 53.13% (+6.26%)
  09/11/1962 NH District 1 - R Primary Won 43.60% (+20.52%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - R Primaries - Jun 06, 1972 R Richard M. Nixon
NH US President - R Primary - Mar 07, 1972 R Richard M. Nixon
NH US President - R Primary - Mar 11, 1952 R Robert A. Taft