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Catherine Booth

Co-founder of the Salvation Army Catherine Booth

Full Name: Catherine Booth (née Mumford)
Profession: Co-founder of the Salvation Army


Biography: Co-founded the Salvation Army in 1865 with her husband William Booth.

Born: January 17, 1829
Birthplace: Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: October 4, 1890 (aged 61)

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  • 1865-07-02 One-time Methodist Reform Church minister William Booth and his wife Catherine found the East London Christian Mission, now known as the Salvation Army

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