Her Own Father Let Her Live With the Manson Family
the story of one of Charlie’s youngest followers
Ruth Ann Moorehouse was just 14 years old when she met Charles Manson in the summer of 1967, introduced by her own father. A few months later, she was emancipated and went to live with the Manson Family.
Ruth Ann Moorehouse was born on January 6, 1953 in Toronto, Canada. Her parents both grew up in Minnesota. Her father, Deane, was a pastor. Her mother was the former Audrey Lucille Sirpless. Audrey and Deane had three children shortly after their 1939 marriage: Kathleen…