Bramwell Booth

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Birthday
8, 1856
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 16, 1929 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1856
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 16, 1929 (73)

About

Salvation Army official who served as the organization's General (from 1912-1929) and Chief of Staff (from 1881-1912). His leadership was frequently questioned, and he faced accusations of nepotism throughout his career.

Before Fame

He helped raise the age of consent in England from thirteen to sixteen.

Trivia

His parents, William Booth and Catherine Mumford, started the Salvation Army.

Family Life

He married fellow Salvation Army official Florence Soper in 1882.

Associated With

He and John Larsson both held office as General of the Salvation Army.