Mary Pringle Manigault Gilbreth, granddaughter of The Evening Post's founder Arthur M. Manigault, died Tuesday. She was 92.
Mrs. Gilbreth was born July 30, 1925, in Charleston, the daughter of Edward Manigault, former publisher of The Charleston Evening Post and The News and Courier, and Mary Pringle Hamilton Manigault. She attended Ashley Hall in Charleston, Garrison Forest School in Green Spring Valley, Md., and Bennington College in Bennington, Vt.
She was the widow of Frank B. Gilbreth, author, local columnist, and executive with Evening Post Publishing Co. She was elected to the then-Evening Post Publishing Co. board of directors on April 30, 1980, and actively served on the board of Evening Post Industries, owner of The Post and Courier, until her death.
She was predeceased by her parents and her brother, Peter Manigault. She is survived by a son, Dr. Edward M. Gilbreth, and his wife, Bonnie; a daughter, Rebecca G. Herres, and her husband, Dan; and four grandchildren, Catherine and Edward Gilbreth and Mary Alston and Gabriella Herres.
Arrangements are being made with James A. McAlister.