Born: 8 November 1897 <br />Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York <br />Died: 29 November 1980 <br />Best Known As: Laywoman who co-founded The Catholic Worker<br />Parents: John and Grace (nee Satterlee) Day<br />She loved the beauty of the natural world and would seek out the quiet of a small beach cottage she owned on the shore of Staten Island.<br />She loved the beauty of the natural world and would seek out the quiet of a small beach cottage she owned on the shore of Staten Island.<br />
Relatives: Three brothers <br />(Donald, Sam, and John); one sister <br />By 1936 there were 33 Catholic Worker houses spread across the country<br />
In November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate<br />
Fifteen houses of hospitality closed in the months following the U.S. entry into the war<br />
in 1917 as part of an effort to get women the right to vote.<br />Catholic settlement houses she helped establish.<br />
.<br />Dorothy Day started out as journalist, <br />Day met Peter Maurin, a French immigrant 20 years her senior. <br />Day helped establish special homes to help those in need. <br />On December 28, Day was received into the Catholic Church.<br />
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