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E. Manchester Boddy

business executive.

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.


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.


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.

Benjamin Boddy

Susan Dennis (Morgan) Boddy

Berenice M. Klotz

Robert Manchester Boddy

Calvin Jay Boddy