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Van H. Manning

Born: Jul 26, 1839

Death: Nov 3, 1892

Birthplace: Raleigh

Nationality: United States

Van H. Manning

Date of Birth : Jul 26, 1839
Date of Death : Nov 3, 1892
Birth Place : Raleigh

Vannoy Hartrog Manning was an attorney, an officer in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War, reaching the rank of colonel; and a politician. In 1876, he was elected to the US House of Representatives from Mississippi's 6th congressional district as a Democrat, serving from 1877 to 1883 after re-election. His election in 1882 was contested by his opponent, James R. Chalmers, running on a fusion ticket. Congress decided in Chalmers' favor and seated him in June 1884.

Also known as

  • Van Manning
  • Vannoy Hartrog Manning
  • Vannoy Hartrog "Van" Manning
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