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.


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
Served alongside: Manuel L. Quezon
Succeeded by
Jaime C. de Veyra