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Aimee Semple McPherson, 1890-1944

Known as Sister Aimee or Sister, Aimee Kennedy Semple McPherson, was a Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s, famous for founding the Foursquare Church. She was born on a farm near Salford, Ontario and pioneered modern media in religious services, using radio to draw on the growing appeal of popular entertainment and incorporating stage techniques into her weekly sermons at Angelus Temple, an early megachurch in Los Angeles, California.