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COUGHLIN, Daniel P.

1934–

Biography

COUGHLIN, Daniel P., a House Chaplain; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 8, 1934; graduated from Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary, Chicago, Ill.; B.A., St. Mary of the Lake University, Mundelein, Ill., 1960; M.A.P.S., Loyola University, Chicago, Ill., 1968; ordained in the Roman Catholic Church on May 3, 1960, in LaGrange, Ill.; parish priest; vicar, Archdiocese of Chicago, Ill.; elected Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives for the 106th and for the six succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on April 30, 2011 (March 23, 2000–April 30, 2011).

Footnotes

* Reverend Daniel P. Coughlin resigned as Chaplain on May 25, 2011, and was succeeded by Reverend Patrick J. Conroy on May 25, 2011.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Prayers Offered by the Chaplain of the House of Representatives of the United States, Rev. Daniel P. Coughlin, at the Opening of the Daily Sessions of the U.S. House of Representatives, During the One Hundred Sixth through One Hundred Twelfth Congress, 2000–2011 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2011).

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Denomination

Roman Catholic

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Related Media

After the Evacuation

Providing comfort after the evacuation of the Capitol.

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Interview recorded May 27, 2011 Deed of Gift

Changing Nature of the Chaplaincy

Insight into the changing role of the House Chaplain after September 11th.

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Interview recorded May 27, 2011 Deed of Gift

Commemorative Joint Meeting In New York City

Personal memories of the 2002 Commemorative Joint Meeting in New York City.

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Floor Proceedings on September 11th

Remembering the House proceedings on the morning of September 11th.

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Interview recorded May 27, 2011 Deed of Gift

Prayers on September 11th

Recollections of prayers and song at the Capitol Police Headquarters after the attacks.

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Interview recorded May 27, 2011 Deed of Gift

Writing the Opening Prayer for September 12th

Reflections on the inspiration for the opening prayer on September 12th.

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