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, born November 19, 1862; attended the Ateneo de Manila and the Nauti School, Manila, Philippine Islands.

Early career[edit]

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

Resident Commissioner[edit]

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


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

The remains of Manuel Earnshaw has 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