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Catherine Booth
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Born: January 17, 1829

Died: October 4, 1890 (aged 61)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Activist

Bio: Catherine Booth was the wife of the founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth. Because of her influence in the formation of The Salvation Army she was known as the 'Army Mother'.

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