George Carpenter (Salvation Army)
|5th General of The Salvation Army|
|Preceded by||Evangeline Booth|
|Succeeded by||Albert Orsborn|
|Born||June 20, 1872|
|Died||9 April 1948(aged 75)|
|Spouse(s)||Mrs. General Minnie Lindsay Rowell Carpenter|
In 1911, George was called up to International Headquarters. He became the literary secretary of The Salvation Army under General Bramwell Booth. He served in this role until 1927. From 1927 to 1933, he was called back for further service in Australia, to take over the ranks as Chief Secretary of Australia Eastern Territory. In 1933, he became South America East Territorial Commander. In 1937, he became Territorial Commander of Canada, and served at that post until he was elected General by the High Council in 1939.
General George Carpenter died at the age of 75.
| General of The Salvation Army
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