Some experts say that he was a bad seed because of the fact that he did not know his father (Bugliosi 28). Kathleen Maddox was considered by some to be a teenage whore. About his mother, Manson says, "For Mom, life was filled with a never-ending list of denials…In her search for acceptance she may have fallen in love too easily and too often, but a whore at that time? No!…In later years, because of some hard knocks and tough times, she may have sold her body some…" Charlie lived with his mother until the age of 5, when she was arrested for armed robbery (FAQ's 1). She was released from prison in 1942.
Charles Manson is one of the most sinister and evil criminals the world has ever seen. His troubled childhood and twisted view of society led him to organize a cult that committed bizarre and brutal murders that shocked media, and struck fear into the hearts of every American in the 1960s and still does today. Charles Manson and the Family had a huge and pivotal influence on American culture, which ultimately lead to the fall of the love generation and hippie counterculture. Charles Manson’s illicit upbringing contributed to the manipulative criminal he grew up to be. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1934 to an unmarried 16-year-old mother, and to a father he never met.
Charles Manson once said “You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something, nowadays everyone is crazy.” Charles Manson was the man who brought fear into Los Angeles by brainwashing people to become part of his cult and together they formed “The Family” and killed 9 innocent people. During the Manson Murders many of the people in Los Angeles did not feel quite safe due to the fact that these killings were random and many felt as if anybody could be the next victim. Charles Manson was born on November 12th, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of sixteen year old Kathleen Maddox, and Colonel Scott who left Kathleen during her pregnancy. (Guinn 39) According to law2.umkc.edu, in November of 1939, Manson’s mother and uncle got sentenced to prison for five years for robbing a gas station.
At one point he was sent to live with his aunt and uncle, who didn't treat him right either. By age nine, Charles Manson had already started stealing and getting into a lot of fights at school. As you can see his child hood was a mess that only progressed with age. That soon became a habit that lead to even worse situations. In 1954 at the age of 19 Charles got married to a woman named Rosalie Willis.
Charles Manson: Serial Murderer and Cult Figure Charles Manson is known as one of the most sinister and evil criminals of all time. He organized the murders that shocked the world and his name still strikes fear into American hearts. Manson's childhood, personality, and uncanny ability to control people led to the creation of a family-like cult and ultimately to the bloody murders of numerous innocent people. Charles M. Manson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 11, 1934. His mother, Kathleen Maddox, was a teenage prostitute.
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