Kansas City, Kansas 1938-85; Walnut Creek, California, by 1989.
Born 17 Mar. 1913 in Kansas City, Kansas; husband of Charlotte McManis, father of Philip L. McManis; studied organ at University of Kansas, 1937; part-time apprentice with Austin representative, 1933-1937; established Charles W. McManis Co. in Kansas City, Kansas, 1938, associated with Holtkamp Organ Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, 1941; in W. W. II; closed firm in Kansas City, Kansas, 1985; in Walnut Creek, California, by 1989, voicer and tonal finisher; in Woodbury, Connecticut, by 1992-1995. Died December 3, 2004, Burlington, Vermont.
Staff: James F. Akright; Gene Bedient ; Edward T. Bollinger; (John Chrastina?); Charles R. Eames; Philip L. McManis.Patent #2,535,645; Dec. 26, 1950; organ pipe assembly
Source: "Charles McManis," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Charles_McManis&oldid=626994145 (accessed October 3, 2015).
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