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James Manahan (1866-1932) was a prominent lawyer in Minnesota during the Progressive Era and beyond--from 1906 through the early 1920s. He died on January 8, 1932 at the age of sixty-five, and his autobiography, "Trials of a Lawyer," was published by his daughter Kathryn the following year.
Douglas A. Hedin, "Episodes in the Life of James Manahan. Chapter One: The Making of 'Trials of a Lawyer.'"
The story of the posthumous publication of James Manahan's autobiography in 1933 is the subject of the following article. It is the first of several studies of episodes in his life to be posted on this website. ...
Douglas A. Hedin, "Episodes in the Life of James Manahan. Chapter Two: "The 'First Graduate' and his family."
This article describes James Manahan's wife Minnie, daughter Kathryn, graduation from law school, admission to the bar and first six years of practice in St. Paul.
From 1895 to 1905 James Manahan practiced law in Lincoln, Nebraska. There he represented the administratrix of the enormous Estate of John Fitzgerald, which attracted many claims and suits. This chapter in Manahan's life describes litigation against the Estate and his relationships with Roscoe Pou...
His work in Lincoln largely completed, James Manahan and his family returned to St. Paul at the end of December 1904. He turned 39 the next year. He was "starting over." ...