Charles T. Manley

Born in Butte Montana of Irish parents he survived WWI, returned to work in the oil patch as an electrical Engineer. He married Violet Grimwood (Scottish/English) of San Francisco. They met in San Francisco and eventualy located in Kansas City and had four children: Charles, Jim, Patricia and Don.

For more on Manley Popcorn Inc. history and its founder, see Popcorn Crazy, a Reader's Digest reprint from 1949.

The Irish, Manley family crest

Family Motto: "This hand is hostile to tyrants." (Manus hoec inimica tyrannis.)