Birthdays on October 22

James Manning (1735 to 1791)
Baptist
First president of Rhode Island College.

James Manning was born near Elizabethtown, New Jersey. A Baptist leader and close friend of Isaac Backus, he became the first president of Rhode Island College (now Brown University).

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