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Harry Lane Englebright (January 2, 1884 – May 13, 1943) was a U.S. political figure. He served as the House minority whip between 1933 and 1943.

Harry Lane Englebright
Harry Lane Englebright (California Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 2nd district
In office
August 31, 1926 – May 13, 1943
Preceded byJohn E. Raker
Succeeded byClair Engle
Personal details
Harry Lane Englebright

(1884-01-02)January 2, 1884
Nevada City, California
DiedMay 13, 1943(1943-05-13) (aged 59)
Bethesda, Maryland
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley
Occupationmining engineer

Englebright was born in Nevada City, California. His father, William F. Englebright was a politician who served in the United States House of Representatives. Harry Englebright attended the University of California, Berkeley and became a mining engineer before entering politics.

Englebright was elected to the United States House of Representatives in a special election in 1926, following the death of congressman John E. Raker. His district was located in the far north of California, north of Sacramento. He was a Republican. He was elected to a full term later in 1926 and was reelected every two years for the rest of his life.

He died in office in Bethesda, Maryland.

Englebright Lake and dam in Northern California are named for him.

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  • United States Congress. "Harry Lane Englebright (id: E000182)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John E. Raker
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 2nd congressional district

Succeeded by
Clair Engle
Political offices
Preceded by
Carl G. Bachmann
House Minority Whip
House Republican Whip

Succeeded by
Leslie C. Arends