Manuel Earnshaw

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Manuel Earnshaw

Manuel Earnshaw (November 19, 1862 – February 13, 1936) was a Resident Commissioner of the Philippines.

Early life and education[edit]

He was born in Cavite, Philippine Islands, on November 19, 1862. He attended the Ateneo de Manila and the Nauti School in Manila.

Early career[edit]

He became engaged in engineering and in the drydocking business in 1884. He was the founder, president, and general manager of the Earnshaw Slipways & Engineering Co.

Resident Commissioner[edit]

He was elected, as an Independent candidate, as Resident Commissioner from the Philippines and served from March 4, 1913, to March 3, 1917. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1916. He discontinued his former business pursuits in 1921 and lived in retirement in Cavite.

Death[edit]

He died in Manila, Philippine Islands, February 13, 1936. He was buried in Manila North Cemetery. He was the brother of Tomas Earnshaw, a former Manila mayor after whom a street was named.

The remains of Manuel Earnshaw have been transferred to San Agustin Church in Manila.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benito Legarda
Resident Commissioner from the Philippines to the United States Congress
1913–1917
Served alongside: Manuel L. Quezon
Succeeded by
Jaime C. de Veyra