Thomas Bramwell Welch

Thomas Bramwell Welch

Name Thomas Bramwell Welch
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1825-12-31
Place of Birth England
Age 77 yrs
Death Date 1903-12-29
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Thomas Bramwell Welch

Methodist minister and physician who started a worldwide grape-juice business.

Early Life Experience of Thomas Bramwell Welch

He served in the British Army during the Seven Years’ War.

Trivia Info

He found no interest in bottled grape juice initially. His son Charles started advertising and made the business grow.

Family Life and Relationship

He had seven children with his first wife Lucy.

Close Associates

He and Harriet Tubman both helped captive slaves to escape to the North via the Underground Railroad.

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Bramwell Booth

Bramwell Booth

Name Bramwell Booth
Profession Religious Leader
Date of Birth 1856-03-08
Place of Birth England
Age 73 yrs
Death Date 1929-06-16
Birth Sign Pisces

About Bramwell Booth

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.

Early Life Experience of Bramwell Booth

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

Trivia Info

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

Family Life and Relationship

He married fellow Salvation Army official Florence Soper in 1882.

Close Associates

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

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