Gilmore, Hugh (1842 - 1891)
A minister of the Primitive Methodist Church, North Adelaide, Gilmore founded the Society for the Study of Christian Sociology and also a group called the Christian Commonwealth for the assistance for the needy.
He saw the Single Tax as a peaceful method to achieve socialism. Socialism itself he described as 'the law of God'.
See R. B. Walker, 'Gilmore, Hugh (1842 - 1891)', Australian Dictionary of Biography Online.
Created: 13 December 2004, Last modified: 21 June 2006