MAYNE, Wiley, a Representative from Iowa; born in Sanborn, OBrien 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.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Wiley Mayne, Republican Representative from
Iowa. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.