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Faithful Heroes: William and Catherine Booth ⋆ Diana Leagh Matthews
William and Catherine Booth founded The Salvation Army. William Booth was born on April 10, 1829 in Nottingham, England. He was the son of Samuel and Mary Moss Booth. William was fourteen years old when his father died and was already working as an pawnbroker’s apprentice to help support his family. He completed a six year apprenticeship as a pawnbroker …