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Egan, John Josephlocked

(09 October 1916–19 May 2001)
  • Beryl Satter


Egan, John Joseph (09 October 1916–19 May 2001), activist priest, was born in New York City, the second of four children of Irish immigrants John Egan, a bus driver, and Nellie “Helen” Curry, a dressmaker. The family moved to Chicago when Egan was six. Starting at the age of ten, Egan delivered newspapers, rising at 4:00 ...

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