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Claim To Fame : Religious Figures

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Richard Allen

14 Feb 1760 – 26 Mar 1831

Religious Leader. He was the founder of the African Methodist...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Rev Henry Ward Beecher

24 Jun 1813 – 8 Mar 1887

Religious Leader. He was a prominent 19th Century Minister, and...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Evangeline Cory Booth

25 Dec 1865 – 17 Jul 1950

Social Reformer. She was a major figure in the Salvation Army.

Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA

William Booth

10 Apr 1829 – 20 Aug 1912

Social Reformer and Religious Leader. Founder and first General...

Stoke Newington, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England

William Ellery Channing

7 Apr 1780 – 2 Oct 1842

Religious Figure. Sometimes called the "Father of American...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

William Ellery Channing Cenotaph

7 Apr 1780 – 2 Oct 1842

Religious Figure. Sometimes called the "Father of American...

Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA

Father Divine

1876 – 10 Sep 1965

Minister. Born George Baker in Rockville, Maryland he was the son...

Gladwyne, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Saint Rose Philippine “Mother Duchesne” Duchesne

29 Aug 1769 – 18 Nov 1852

Educator, Roman Catholic Saint. Along with the foundress...

Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA

Saint Rose Philippine “Mother Duchesne” Duchesne

29 Aug 1769 – 18 Nov 1852

Educator, Roman Catholic Saint. Along with the foundress...

Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA

Mary Baker Eddy

16 Jul 1821 – 3 Dec 1910

American Author, Teacher, and Religious Leader. Born Mary Morse...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Rev Thomas Hooker

7 Jul 1586 – 7 Jul 1647

Colonist. He was a Puritan minister, and the chief founder of the...

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA

Samuel Kirkland

1 Dec 1741 – 28 Feb 1808

Missionary, Educator. Educated as a lawyer at Princeton, he was...

Clinton, Oneida County, New York, USA

Ann Lee

29 Feb 1736 – 8 Sep 1784

Religious Leader. Born the daughter of a blacksmith in...

Colonie, Albany County, New York, USA

Cotton Mather

12 Feb 1663 – 13 Feb 1728

Theologian, Author. He is most remember for his associate with...

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

Aimee Semple-McPherson

9 Oct 1890 – 27 Sep 1944

Evangelist. She was born Aimee Elizabeth Kennedy in Ontario,...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Thomas “Father Louis” Merton

31 Jan 1915 – 10 Dec 1968

Author. Known in religion as Father Louis, was a writer and...

Gethsemane, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA

Reinhold Niebuhr

21 Jun 1892 – 1 Jun 1971

Theologian. He was a professor at Union Theological Seminary, New...

Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA

Joseph Medill Patterson

6 Jan 1879 – 26 May 1946

Journalist. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was the grandson of...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

William Penn

24 Oct 1644 – 10 Aug 1718

Colonial America Royal Proprietor. Born to Admiral William Penn...

Jordans, Chiltern District, Buckinghamshire, England

Solomon Schechter

4 Dec 1850 – 19 Nov 1915

Religious Leader. A Judaic rabbi and scholar, he was the founder...

Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA

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