Biography of John C. Manning
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Manning, John G., was born in Troy, N. Y., September 26, 1860. His father, Bernard Manning, was born in Ireland and came to the United States with his parents when young and settled in Troy; he was a moulder and one of the founders of the Co-operative Stove Works and died in 1878. His mother, Mary A. Galligan, was born in Troy where she still resides. John G. received his education in the pub lic schools of Troy and graduated from the Troy High School in the class of 1878; he then went to work for W. A. Chapman in the saddlery hardware business, and in 1884 Mr. Chapman sold out to Manning, Patterson & Co. Mr. Patterson withdrew from the concern in 1890 and since that time the firm name has been John G. Manning & Co. He is a member of the Troy Citizens Corps; he served eleven years in the Sixth Separate Company and is now sergeant in the senior branch of the Troy Citizens Corps; he is a member of the Laureate Boat Club of which he is treasurer and one of the trustees. He was married to Minnie Geer of Troy, April 11, 1888.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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