Charles’ mother, Kathleen, wasn’t with the father at the time of their baby’s birth. In 1937, Kathleen filed a paternity suit against a man named Colonel Walker Henderson Scott Sr. — the results were an agreed judgment. Although Manson is believed to have never met his biological father, the belief is that Colonel was in fact, his dad. So, how did the boy go from Charles Maddox to Charles Manson?
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