Born: February 20, 1855, Moate, County Westmeath, Ireland. Birth name: Arthur Clibborn.
Died: February 12, 1939, Islington, London, England.
Buried: Highgate Cemetery East, London, England.
Arthur was the son of linen mill owner James Clibborn, and husband of Catherine Booth-Clibborn.
He attended school in France and Switzerland, graduating from Lausanne University.
Though raised a Quaker, he joined the Salvation Army (SA) and went to Paris, France, in 1881, where he edited the paper Avant. The next year, he began organizing SA meetings in Geneva, Switzerland.
He changed his name to Booth-Clibborn in 1887 after marrying Catherine Booth, eldest daughter of SA founder William Booth. The two of them worked for the SA in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Holland.
In 1901, Arthur left the SA to join American evangelist John Dowie.
Booth-Clibborn wrote over 300 tunes and hymns. His other works include:
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