Benjamin Salmon, WWI American Catholic Conscientious Objector
For John Dear's brief bio onBen Salmon and the Army of Peace John Dear S.J. from the National Catholic Reporter,|Feb. 23, 2010, see: http://ncronline.org/blogs/road-peace/ben-salmon-and-army-peace
Also for text of a play authored by Jack Gilroy, Member, Friends of Franz & Ben, see:
A Just War? The Ben Salmon Story: Ben Salmon, a WWI, Denver, Colorado Catholic, refused to partake in the killing of another human being. He was arrested, sentenced to 25 yrs hard labor, shuffled through eight federal prisons and tortured for his humanitarian and religious belief that killing is immoral.