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Wesley Ernest Disney

  • Birth 31 Oct 1883 Richland, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1961 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 6876739

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas in 1906, was admitted to the bar, moved to Oklahoma, in 1908 and began a law practice in Muskogee. He was the Attorney of Muskogee County, (1911-15) and a member of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, (1919-24). In 1931, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1945. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law until his death at age 77. Disney, Oklahoma, is named in his honor.

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  • Added: 25 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6876739
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley Ernest Disney (31 Oct 1883–26 Mar 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6876739, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .