Aimee Elizabeth Semple McPherson (Kennedy) (1890 - 1944) MP

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Nicknames: "Aimee Semple", "Aimee McPherson", "Sister Aimee"
Birthplace: Salford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada
Death: Died in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States
Cause of death: Overdose of barbituates compounded by kidney failure; unknown whether intentional
Occupation: Preacher, evangelist, broadcaster, founder of the Foursquare Church
Managed by: Ashley Odell
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About Aimee Elizabeth Semple McPherson (Kennedy)

Aimee Semple McPherson, also known as Sister Aimee, was a Canadian-American evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s. She is best known as the founder of the Foursquare Church.

McPherson has been noted as a pioneer in the use of modern media, especially radio, and was the second woman to be granted a broadcast license. She used radio to draw upon through the growing appeal of popular entertainment in North America and incorporated other forms into her weekly sermon performances at Angelus Temple.

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Aimee Elizabeth Semple McPherson's Timeline

1890
October 9, 1890
Salford, Oxford, Ontario, Canada
1908
August 12, 1908
Age 17
Salford, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
1910
September 17, 1910
Age 19
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
1912
February 28, 1912
Age 21
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
1913
March 23, 1913
Age 22
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1921
1921
Age 30
1931
September 13, 1931
Age 40
1934
March 2, 1934
Age 43
1944
September 27, 1944
Age 53
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States
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Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States