Edwin Frederick O'Brien

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Birthday
8, 1939
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
New York

About

American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who, from 2007 to 2011, served as the Archbishop of Baltimore.

Before Fame

He was a chaplain during the Vietnam War with the 173rd Airborne Brigade and 1st Cavalry Brigade, where he was based in a jungle and flew with a Protestant minister by helicopter to minister to soldiers.

Trivia

He was the Archbishop for the Military Services from 1997 to 2007 and thus travelled extensively to Afghanistan and Iraq.

Family Life

He has two brothers, Ken and Tom.

Associated With

He was appointed the Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.