Claude L'Engle

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Claude L'Engle

Claude L'Engle (October 19, 1868 - November 6, 1919) was a United States Representative from Florida. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida where he attended the public schools and Duval High School. He engaged in mercantile pursuits and later became the editor and publisher of Dixie, a weekly newspaper.

L'Engle was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915) but was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1914 to the Sixty-fourth Congress. After leaving Congress, he again engaged in journalism. He died in Jacksonville, Florida in 1919 and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
none, new seat
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
Succeeded by
none, seat eliminated