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John J. Manning
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Born (1842-02-02)February 2, 1842
Kilkenny County, Ireland
Died September 13, 1911(1911-09-13) (aged 69)
Deadwood, South Dakota
Burial place St. Ambrose Cemetery, Deadwood, South Dakota
Nationality Irish-American
Citizenship United States of America
Occupation frontiersman, lawman, gold prospector, rancher, and saloon owner
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Frankie Scott m. August 28, 1877
Children 2
Parent(s) James & Julia Manning

John J. Manning (February 2, 1842 – September 13, 1911) was an Irish American frontiersman, lawman, gold prospector, rancher and saloon owner in the American West during the latter part of the 19th century. He was a prominent citizen in Deadwood, South Dakota from his arrival in 1876 to his death. Manning was the first elected sheriff of Lawrence County, Dakota Territory which included Deadwood. He served several terms as sheriff, as well as operated saloons, several livery stables, and a cattle & horse ranch in nearby Belle Fourche in South Dakota.

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