The surname Mantz was first found in Bavaria, where this ancient family name trace their origin back to the twelfth century. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
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Halleck J. Mantz, American jurist, Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court from 1943 to 1953
Carl W. Mantz, American politician, Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (2007-2008)
Baltus Mantz (1815-1854), American farmer and politician who served in the Wisconsin State Senate in 1854 but died of cholera while still in office
Johnny Mantz (1918-1972), American racecar driver, the first USAC Stock Car national champ in 1956
Albert Paul Mantz (1903-1965), American air racing pilot, movie stunt pilot; one of his first stunts was for Howard Hughes in the movie Air Mail (1932) where he flew a biplane through a hangar with less than five feet of clearance off each wingtip
Halleck Jonas Mantz (1877-1958), American Republican politician, Mayor of Audubon, Iowa, 1913-17; Member of Iowa State House of Representatives, 1917-21; Member of Iowa State Senate, 1921-25; District Judge in Iowa, 1925-43 
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)