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Vannoy Hartrog Manning

Vannoy Hartrog Manning, American petroleum engineer. Member central petroleum committee, National Democrat.; Mason.


  • Manning, Vannoy Hartrog was born on December 15, 1861 in Horn Lake, Mississippi, United States. Son of Van H. and Mary Z. (Wallace) Manning.

  • Education

    • University of Mississippi, 1878-1881. Doctor of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1919.


    • Civ. engineer with United States Geological Survey, 1886-1910. With bureau of Mines, Department of Interior, 1910, assistant director, 1911-1914, director, 1914-1920. Director research, American Petroleum Institute, 1920-1924.

      Petroleum engineer Pan American Petroleum and Transportation Company, 1924-1925. Consultant petroleum engineer, 1926-1928. Director engineering and technical research, Petroleum Research Corporation, 1928-1930.

      Construction engineering United States Bureau Mines. Also consultant petroleum engineer, Republic of Cuba.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member central petroleum committee, National Democrat.


    • Married Emily S. Stevens, 1898. Children: Vannoy H., Oscar Stevens.
    • father: Van H. Manning
    • mother: Mary Z. (Wallace) Manning
    • spouse: Emily S. Stevens
    • children: Vannoy H. Manning
    • Oscar Stevens Manning
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    Born December 15, 1861
    Died July 13, 1932
    (aged 70)