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E. Manchester Boddy

E. Manchester Boddy, business executive. Served as Lieutenant Infantry, United States Army, World War; Member American Society of Newspaper; Mason.


  • Boddy, E. Manchester was born on November 1, 1891 in Lake Tapps, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Benjamin and Susan Dennis (Morgan) Boddy.

  • Education

    • Student Washington State College, Pullman, Washington, 1911-1912, University of Montana, 1913-1914.


    • Director sales, New York City and New England territory, Encyclopedia Britannica, 1916-1918. Manager of distribution, Current History Magazine and Mid-Week Pictorial, 1920. Public Mexican Year Book, 1921-1922.

      Former public, principal owner and editor Huntington Park Signal and Los Angeles Daily News. Associate editor learning disabilities Powell Company, book publications. Acquired Los Angeles Evening Post-Record, 1935.

      Los Angeles Evening News and Daily News, later merged as Daily News, retired. Now president Descanso Distbrs., Inc., Planters Company, Inc., Mount Palomar Park, Inc.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Served as Lieutenant Infantry, United States Army, World War. Member American Society of Newspaper. Mason.; Clubs: California, Athletic, L. A. Press, Army and Navy.


    • Married Berenice M. Klotz, December 31, 1917. Children: Robert Manchester, Calvin Jay.
    • father: Benjamin Boddy
    • mother: Susan Dennis (Morgan) Boddy
    • spouse: Berenice M. Klotz
    • children: Robert Manchester Boddy
    • Calvin Jay Boddy
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    Born November 1, 1891
    Died March, 1967
    (aged 75)