Representative Wiley MAYNE

YEARS 1917-2007
OFFICE Representative
STATE Iowa
POLITICAL PARTY Republican
WHICH CONGRESS SERVED 90th (1967-1969), 91st (1969-1971), 92nd (1971-1973), 93rd (1973-1975)

Representative Wiley MAYNE Biography

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. View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

External Research Collections

University of Iowa Libraries Iowa City, IA Papers: 1966-1974, 116 linear feet. The papers of Wiley Mayne contain campaign material, correspondence, legislative files, news clippings, recommendations, speeches, trip files, voting record, agency files, subject files, photographs, and committee files, specifically from his service on the Agricultural and Judiciary committees. Special topics of interest include agriculture, conservation, education, energy, postal services, railroads, Sioux City Steak Dinners, taxes, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Vietnamese Conflict. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Harold John Gallagher Papers, ca. 1910-1981, 28 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Whitney Gilland Papers, 1947-1972, 2.5 linear feet. Persons represented include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the W.H. Goodrich Papers, ca. 1966-1977, 1.5 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Philip Hill Papers, 1967-1979, 9.5 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Harold Hughes Gubernatorial Papers, 1962-1975, 200 linear feet. Persons represented include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the L. L. Jurgemeyer Papers, ca. 1943-1960, 1 linear foot. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the E. Kevin Kelly Papers, 1964-1978, 6 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the League of Women Voters of Iowa Records,1920-1998, 77.5 linear feet and audiovisual material. The papers are located in the Iowa Women’s Archives. Papers: In the Arthur A. Neu Papers, ca. 1965-1979, 33 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Patricia J. Pardun Papers, ca. 1959-1978, 2.1 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. The papers are located in the Iowa Women’s Archives. Papers: In the Quota Club (Sioux City) Records, 1960-1997, 1.25 linear feet. Persons represented include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. The papers are located in the Iowa Women’s Archives. Papers: In the William Francis Riley Papers, 1932-1957, 6 linear feet. Persons represented include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library. Papers: In the James S. Schramm Papers, 1932-1979, 19 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Frederick Schwengel Papers, ca. 1944-1993, 327 linear feet. Persons represented include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the Sokol-Shuttleworth Family Papers, ca. 1884-1980, 5.5 linear feet. Correspondents include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online. Papers: In the United Nations Association of the United States Iowa Division Records, 1958-1976, 8 linear feet. Persons represented include Wiley Mayne. A finding aid is available in the library and online.

Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Wiley Mayne, Republican Representative from Iowa. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

Wiley MAYNE Committee Assignments

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