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  • MANAHAN, James, a Representative from Minnesota; born near Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minn., on March 12, 1866; attended the country schools, and was graduated from Winona (Minn.) Normal School in 1886; taught school for two years at Graceville, Minn.; attended the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison and was graduated from the law department of the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1889; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in St. Paul, Minn.; moved to Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebr., in 1895 and continued the practice of his profession; moved to Minneapolis, Minn., in 1905 and practiced law until 1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); was not a candidate for renomination in 1914; resumed the practice of law; died in St. Paul, Minn., January 8, 1932; interment in Calvary Cemetery.
  • James Manahan was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota. Manahan was born near Chatfield in Fillmore County, Minnesota, and graduated from the Normal School of Winona, Minnesota in 1886. For two years, he worked as a school teacher in Graceville. He later attended law school at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and eventually earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis in 1889. Having been admitted to the bar the same year, he began practicing law in St. Paul, later relocating his practice to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1895. He moved back to Minneapolis in 1905, and practiced law there until 1912, when he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1914, and resumed his law practice. He died in St. Paul in 1932. Wikipedia

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