Born in Albany, New York. Married to Mary Little October 11, 1853. They had four children. She died in 1882. Married to Mary Margarette Fryer November 19, 1884.
Worked for the Albany "Atlas" which became "Argus." He later became owner and president of the paper.
Director, later vice president and later president of the National Commercial Bank of Albany. Active in Democratic politics. Member of state and national party conventions. Supported the candidacy of Cleveland. Served as Secretary of the Treasury under Cleveland March 8, 1885, to March 31, 1887. President of the Western National Bank of New York City. He died in New York City.
Manning appears on paper money:
$20 Silver Certificate, series 1886 and 1891
He appears on a mint medal (USM 204) with dies by George T. Morgan.
bio: ApCAB; BDEB; DAB; Failor; Limpert; NCAB 2; TCBDA; WWWA-HSource credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies