Benjamin Manning

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Manning was born on 2 February 1950, his father, Eddie Ward Manning, was 45 and his mother, Annie Lee Peyton, was 41. He died on 28 July 1985, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 35.

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Eddie Ward Manning
1904–1964
Annie Lee Peyton
1909–
Benjamin Manning
1950–1985

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    1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

    Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

    1951 · The ANZUS Treaty

    Like that of NATO, the ANZUS Treaty was a non-binding agreement between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States Security. It was signed to cooperate on military matters in the Pacific Ocean region. It provides safety for each other in case of an armed attack on any of the three countries.

    1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

    The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Cork and Kerry): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Mainnín ‘descendant of Mainnín’, probably an assimilated form of Mainchín, a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. This is the name of a chieftain family in Connacht. It is sometimes pronounced Ó Maingín and Anglicized as Mangan .

    English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Manning.

    North German and Dutch: habitational name from a farm so named, once in possession of a certain Manno (see Mann 2) and his kin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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