She Gave Birth to Charles Manson

The story of Manson’s mother Kathleen

They say that Jack the Ripper, the infamous serial killer of unfortunate prostitutes in London’s White Chapel district ‘gave birth to the 20th century’. His crime spree spanned 1888–1891 and has never been solved.

But what if you gave birth to the 20th century’s most notorious man? What if you were the mother of Charles Manson?

Charles Milles Manson was born November 12, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio to a 15-year old redheaded runaway named Kathleen Maddox. His father was Colonel Scott — a…