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Evangeline Cory Booth

Salvation Army general.

Evangeline Cory Booth, British Salvation Army general. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States), 1919; gold medal, National Society of Colonial Dames, for eminent patriotic service, 1928; gold medal Swedish Order of Vasa, 1933; gold medal, National Institute Social Sciences, for services to humanity, 1933; annual National, Humanitarian Award from Variety Clubs of America, 1946.

Background

Booth, Evangeline Cory was born on December 25, 1865 in England. Daughter of General William (founder Salvation Army) and Catherine (Mumford) Booth.

Career

Director Salvation Army war work, 1914-1918.

Works

  • Author and composer of many Salvation Army songs, and of volume, “Songs of the Evangel,” 1927. Author: Desperation, 1904, Songs of Salvation, 1905, Love is All, 1908, The War Romance of the Salvation Army (with Grace Livingstone Hill), 1919, Toward a Better World (sermons), 1928, Woman, 1930. Contributor on religious and social welfare topics.

    Distinguished as an orator.

Connections

father:
General William (founder Salvation Army) Booth

mother:
Catherine (Mumford) Booth