The Catonsville Nine File
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Daniel BerriganPhilip BerriganDavid DarstJohn HoganTom LewisMarjorie MelvilleThomas MelvilleGeorge MischeMary Moylan
Mary Moylan, born in Baltimore in 1936, was a registered nurse and a certified nurse-midwife. She spent many years in Uganda, East Africa, working as a nurse-midwife and upon her return to the United States was active in both civil rights and peace groups.

An old friend of George Mische, she joined the Catonsville group as a way to give concrete expression to the principles of protest she advocated. During the raid, Moylan kept her hand on the telephone receiver button to prevent employees from calling for help.

At the Catonsville Nine trial, she said she considered her participation in the event as "a celebration of life, not a dance of death." In later years she reportedly became disillusioned by the attention given to the Berrigan brothers at the expense of the others who had taken the same risks.

After sentencing, Moylan spent several years underground, turning herself in in 1978. She served three years in jail, a year longer than her original sentence. Moylan died in the mid-1990s.

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