William Booth

(1829—1912) founder of the Salvation Army

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founder and first General of the Salvation Army. In 1861 he left the Methodists and established a revivalist movement of his own, then called the Christian Mission, which undertook evangelistic, social, and rescue work. From 1880, when the Salvation Army spread to the USA, Australia, and Europe, he spent much of his time travelling and addressing meetings. In CW, feast day, 20 Aug.

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