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Daniel Berrigan

Daniel BerriganAKA Daniel J. Berrigan

Born: 9-May-1921
Birthplace: Virginia, MN
Died: 30-Apr-2016
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

Born in Minnesota, raised in Syracuse, both Daniel and his brother Philip became Roman Catholic Priests, Daniel joining the Jesuit order. Philip was later excommunicated.

Father: Thomas William Berrigan (union organizer and one-time militant member of Socialist Party)
Mother: Frieda Fromhart
Brother: Jerome Charles Berrigan ("Jerry", Catholic priest, b. 20-Dec-1919, d. 26-Jul-2015)
Brother: Philip Francis Berrigan (Catholic priest, anti-war activist, b. 5-Oct-1923, d. 6-Dec-2002)

    Thomas Merton Award 1988
    FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives
    Inmate: Danbury Prison

    Constantine's Sword (24-Jun-2007) · Himself
    The Mission (29-Sep-1986)
    Vietnam: In the Year of the Pig (25-Oct-1968) · Himself

Author of books:
Time Without a Number (1957, poetry)
Night Flight to Hanoi (1968)
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1970)
Prison Poems (1973, poetry)
We Die Before We Live (1980)
To Dwell in Peace (1987, memoir)

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