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Daniel BerriganPhilip BerriganDavid DarstJohn HoganTom LewisMarjorie MelvilleThomas MelvilleGeorge MischeMary Moylan
George Mische, born in 1938, was a peace movement organizer and a U.S. army veteran. He worked with youth offenders for several years and with Maryknoll Missionaries in Mexico during 1961.

Mische attended the U.S. State Department's Foreign Service School and participated in the Alliance for Progress. He returned to the United States in 1964 because he disagreed with U.S. foreign policy in Latin America.

Like several of the other Catonsville Nine members, Mische was motivated by what he had experienced abroad. He knew the Berrigans and in 1968 was living in a communal house in Washington, D.C., where four other members of the group became involved: the Melvilles, John Hogan, and Mary Moylan.

After the Catonsville action, Mische remained active in labor and peace organizing and in Democratic party politics. He served for several years on the St. Cloud, Minnesota, City Council.

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