|37th United States Secretary of the Treasury|
March 8, 1885 – March 31, 1887
|Preceded by||Hugh McCulloch|
|Succeeded by||Charles S. Fairchild|
|Born||May 16, 1831
Albany, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 24, 1887
Albany, New York, U.S.
|Resting place||Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, New York, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Margaretta Fryer Manning|
|Residence||Albany, New York|
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Manning was born May 16, 1831 in Albany, New York. He was educated in the public schools and then entered the world of commerce. At the age of 11, Manning went to work for the Albany Atlas, which consolidated with the Argus in 1856. Manning became editor in 1865 and owner in 1873.
In November 1884, Manning married Mary Margaretta Fryer (1844-1928), daughter of William John Fryer and Margaret Livingston (Crofts) Fryer.
Manning's political career was very successful as well. He became chairman of the New York Democratic committee in 1881. He resigned in 1885, having been appointed Secretary of the Treasury by President Grover Cleveland in March. Manning resigned on March 31, 1887; the cause was due to ill health.
Death and legacy
An engraved portrait of Manning appears on U.S. paper money, on the series 1886 20.00 silver certificates. Some of these notes are referred to as "diamondbacks" due to their unusual reverse design and they are scarce.
There is a memorial to Manning in the Cathedral of All Saints (Albany, New York).
- "Daniel Manning (1885 - 1887)". Secretaries of the Treasury. Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Treasury. Archived from the original on 2010-11-13.
- "MR. MANNING'S CAREER", The New York Times, 1887-12-25, retrieved 2011-02-09
- "STATE DEMOCRATIC PLANS", The New York Times, 1881-08-16, retrieved 2011-02-09
- "THE COMING CONVENTIONS", The New York Times, 1885-08-02, retrieved 2011-02-09,
The resignation of Daniel Manning, Chairman of the Democratic State Committee, is in the hands of Secretary John O'Brien, of Dutchess.
- "PRESIDENT CLEVELAND'S CABINET", The New York Times, 1885-03-06, retrieved 2011-02-09
- "MANNING OUT OF OFFICE", The New York Times, 1887-02-15, retrieved 2011-02-09
- "EX-SECRETARY MANNING DYING", The New York Times, 1887-12-22, retrieved 2011-02-09
- Portraits on U.S. Bank Notes, The National Currency Foundation, retrieved 22 December 2012
|Party political offices|
Lester B. Faulkner
|New York State Democratic Committee Chairman
August 1881 – August 1885
John C. O'Brien
|U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Served under: Grover Cleveland
March 1885 – March 1887
Charles S. Fairchild