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DISNEY, Wesley Ernest, a Representative from Oklahoma; born in Richland, Shawnee County,
Kans., October 31, 1883; attended the public schools of Kansas and was
graduated from the law department of the University of Kansas at Lawrence in
1906; was admitted to the Kansas bar in 1906, the Oklahoma bar in 1908, and
began practice in Muskogee, Okla., in 1908; county attorney of Muskogee County,
Okla., 1911-1915; member of the State house of representatives 1919-1924;
chairman of the board of managers in the impeachment trial of Gov. John C.
Walton in 1923; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the six
succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931-January 3, 1945); was not a candidate for
renomination in 1944, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic
nomination for United States Senator; engaged in the practice of law in
Washington, D.C., and Tulsa, Okla., until his death in Washington, D.C., March
26, 1961; interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Okla.