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EARNSHAW, Manuel (1862-1936)

EARNSHAW, MANUEL, a Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands; born in Cavite City, Cavite Province, Luzon, Philippine Islands, November 19, 1862; graduated from Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, P.I.; graduated from the Manila Nautical School, Manila, P.I.; served in the Spanish navy; nautical engineer; business owner; elected as an Independista to the Sixty-third Congress for a three-year term, reelected to a succeeding term, and served until his resignation on January 10, 1917 (November 12, 1912-January 10, 1917); was not a candidate for renomination in 1916; discontinued his former business pursuits in 1921 and lived in retirement with residence in Cavite, P.I.; died on February 13, 1936, in Manila, P.I.; interment at Cementerio del Norte, Manila, P.I.

  • "Manuel Earnshaw" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.