Manley, Uri (Manly)

Born: 1807-XX-XX Massachusetts

Alternate name: Manly

Manley moved to Clark County, Illinois, in 1832 and practiced law in Marshall. Manley was a Democrat and served in the Illinois House of Representatives (1834-1836 and 1852-1854) and in the Illinois Senate (1848-1850). Manley represented his district during the Illinois Constitutional Convention in 1847. He also served as Clark County judge (1835-1843), postmaster of Marshall, and as clerk of both the circuit and commissioners' courts (1837-1842). In 1852, Manley served as a director of the Springfield & Terre Haute Railroad.

Arthur Charles Cole, ed., The Constitutional Debates of 1847, Vol. 14 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library, Constitutional Series, Vol. 2 (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1919), 970; Illinois Daily Journal (Springfield), 9 July 1852, 3:2.