Ballington Booth
b. July 28, 1857 – d. October 5, 1940 • Religious group founder
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Booth, Ballington
BOOTH, BALLINGTON (1857–1940)Founder of the Volunteers of America, a religious social-welfare organizationBooth was born at Brighouse, Yorkshire (England), and educated at Taunton Collegiate Institute and Nottingham Seminary. He was also trained by his father, William Booth, founder (along with his