Wesley Lloyd

Wesley Lloyd ( born July 24, 1883 in Arvonia, Osage County, Kansas, † January 10, 1936 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1933 and 1936 he represented the State of Washington in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Wesley Lloyd attended the public schools of his home, the Baker University in Baldwin City and the Washburn College in Topeka. He then worked in Topeka and Kansas City in the newspaper business. After studying law at the Kansas City Law School and its made ​​in 1906 admitted to the bar he began in 1908 in Tacoma (Washington) to work in his new profession. He was pulled back in the year 1906 in this city and I worked there until 1908 also in the newspaper industry. From 1918 to 1920, Lloyd served as a corporal in the National Guard of the State of Washington.

Politically, Lloyd member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1932, he was sixth in the newly created constituency of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on March 4, 1933. After a re-election in 1934, he could remain until his death on 10 January 1936 at the Congress. During this time, many of the New Deal legislation of the Federal Government were adopted under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the House of Representatives. In 1933, the 21 Amendment was ratified, by which entered into force in 1919, 18th Amendment, the Prohibition Act was repealed. Wesley Lloyd was buried in Tacoma.