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Daniel BerriganPhilip BerriganDavid DarstJohn HoganTom LewisMarjorie MelvilleThomas MelvilleGeorge MischeMary Moylan
John Hogan was 33 at the time of the Catonsville action. He had become a Maryknoll Brother in 1953, and was assigned to Guatemala where he served for several years as a mission business manager. Trained as a carpenter, he also supervised the construction of a hospital and taught Guatemalan peasants how to use agricultural equipment and how to organize co-operatives.

In 1968, Hogan was recalled from Guatemala by the Maryknoll Order for his support of the Christian Guerrilla Movement. He resigned in 1968 because his views on the need for revolutionary change to end the poverty and oppression he had seen in the country conflicted with the views of the Order's leadership.

Like Thomas and Marjorie Melville, Hogan joined the Catonsville Nine group as a way to protest U.S. military involvement in Guatemala as well as in Vietnam.

Today, Hogan lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his family and works as a carpenter.

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