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William Booth

Co-founder of the Salvation Army William Booth

Profession: Co-founder of the Salvation Army


Biography: Co-founded the Salvation Army in 1865 with his wife Catherine Booth.

Born: April 10, 1829
Birthplace: Sneinton, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Star Sign: Aries

Died: August 20, 1912 (aged 83)

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Married Life

  • 1855-06-16 Salvation Army founder William Booth marries Catherine Mumford

Historical Events

  • 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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