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Francis Bellamy Biography

Former Vice President of the Christian Society of Socialists
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Author, “The Pledge of Allegiance,” 1892
  • Editor, The Youth’s Companion
  • Vice President, Christian Society of Socialists
  • Committee Chairman, National Education Association
  • Baptist Minister
  • Officially recognized as the author of the Pledge of Allegiance in 1938 by the U.S. Flag Association and the American Flag Committee
  • Member, Masonic Lodge No. 181, Little Falls, N.Y.
  • University of Rochester
  • Free Academy, Rome (New York) 1872
  • Born May 18, 1855 in Rome, New York
  • Died Aug. 28, 1931