Lucy Booth-Hellberg Ruhani
1868–1953

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 28, 1868.

Died: Ju­ly, 18, 1953, Brom­ma, Stock­holm, Swe­den.

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Biography

Lucy was the daugh­ter of Sal­va­tion Ar­my (SA) found­er Will­iam Booth, and wife of Eman­u­el Dan­i­el Hell­berg.

At age 16, Lu­cy and her sis­ter Emm­a went to In­dia to work with the SA there. Lucy and her hus­band Eman­u­el rose through the ranks to joint­ly com­mand the In­di­an Ter­ri­to­ry. She and Eman­u­el took the names Ru­ha­ni and Raj-Singh, re­spec­tive­ly.

They were ap­point­ed to France and Swit­zer­land in 1896. Af­ter Eman­u­el died in 1909, Lu­cy be­came ter­ri­tor­i­al com­man­der for Den­mark, Nor­way, and South Am­er­i­ca. She re­tired in 1934.

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