David F. Manning

Associate Justice: 1921-1927

Born: around 1857

Died: January 18, 1929

Justice David F. Manning was born around the year 1857 in Brooklyn, where he lived his entire life. He practiced law in Brooklyn before joining the bench.

In October 1912, Manning was elected as a Justice of the Supreme Court following an endorsement by the Queens County Lawyers' Committee. In 1921, Manning was designated to the Appellate Division, Second Department by Governor Nathan L. Miller. He retired from the bench in 1927, having reached the mandatory retirement age of 70.

Justice Manning served as president of the Brooklyn Bar Association and vice president of the New York State Bar Association.

He was married to Mary G. M. Manning in 1879 and had two sons. He died in Brooklyn on January 18, 1929.

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"Greeting to Manning: Queens Lawyers Gather to Greet Democratic Candidate." Daily Star [Brooklyn] 29 Oct. 1912: 2. Old Fulton NY Post Cards. Web. 15 May 2012. http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html.

"Justice Manning Quits Bench at 70." New York Times (1923-Current file): 19. ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008). Jan 01 1928. Web. 15 May 2012 .

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"Necrology: Justice David F. Manning." Amsterdam Evening Recorder 19 Jan. 1929: 3. Old Fulton NY Post Cards. Web. 15 May 2012. http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html.