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Harry Luther Haines (February 1, 1880 in Red Lion, Pennsylvania – March 29, 1947) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Harry L. Haines
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Haines in August 1935
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd district
In office
January 3, 1941 – January 3, 1943
Preceded byChester H. Gross
Succeeded byChester H. Gross
In office
March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1939
Preceded byFranklin Menges
Succeeded byChester H. Gross
Personal details
Born(1880-02-01)February 1, 1880
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
DiedMarch 29, 1947(1947-03-29) (aged 67)
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic

BiographyEdit

Haines attended the State Normal School at Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, and Patrick's Business College at York, Pennsylvania. He was engaged in the manufacture and brokerage of cigars from 1906 to 1934. He was a burgess of Red Lion from 1921 to 1930, and a delegate to the Democratic State Convention in 1918.

Haines was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the three succeeding Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938. He served in the office of the Pennsylvania State Treasurer in 1939 and 1940.

He was again elected in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1942.

After his time in Congress, he briefly worked as editor of the plant magazine of the York Safe & Lock Co. from 1943 to 1944.

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Harry L. Haines (id: H000026)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • The Political Graveyard
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Franklin Menges
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district

1931–1939
Succeeded by
Chester H. Gross
Preceded by
Chester H. Gross
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district

1941–1943
Succeeded by
Chester H. Gross