Philip Hannan

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Birthday
20, 1913
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Sep 29, 2011 (98)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1913
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Sep 29, 2011 (98)

About

American Roman Catholic Cardinal who was the Archbishop of New Orleans from 1965 to 1988.

Before Fame

He served as a chaplain to the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II, ministering to the paratroopers involved in the Ardennes Offensive.

Trivia

He delivered the graveside eulogy for slain politician Robert F. Kennedy.

Family Life

He died at Chateau de Notre Dame, a senior apartment complex and elder care facility that he helped build.

Associated With

He delivered the homily at President John F. Kennedy's funeral.