Famous Irish Americans

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This list includes famous Irish Americans of both today and throughout history, hot pics included! (Famous Irish people take great photos.) All of the most important Irish Americans are listed, and additional biographical data is included for many.

Irish immigrants are part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. Many arrived in America during the early to mid 1800s, following the Great Irish Famine. Important Irish people in the US include many leading entertainers, renowned authors, and distinguished politicians (including, of course, JFK).
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    Died at 84 (1853-1937)

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    Eddie Foy, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Eddie Foy, Sr.

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    Died at 73 (1901-1974)

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    Ed Reavy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Ed Reavy Died at 89 (1899-1988)

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    Died at 93 (1882-1975)

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    Donald O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Donald O'Connor Died at 78 (1925-2003)

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    Died at 70 (1820-1890)

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    Diamond Jim Brady is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Diamond Jim Brady

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    Died at 59 (1769-1828)

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    Dennis Lehane is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Dennis Lehane age 50

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    Dennis Hart Mahan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Dennis Hart Mahan Died at 69 (1802-1871)

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    Died at 72 (1916-1988)

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    Died at 32 (1892-1924)

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    David I. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    David I. Walsh Died at 75 (1872-1947)

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    Died at 39 (1820-1859)

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    Died at 76 (1927-2003)

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    Died at 75 (1809-1884)

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    Colleen Moore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Colleen Moore Died at 89 (1899-1988)

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    Charles P. Daly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Charles P. Daly Died at 83 (1816-1899)

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    Charles Francis Murphy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Charles Francis Murphy Died at 66 (1858-1924)

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    Died at 60 (1723-1783)

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    Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Carroll O'Connor Died at 77 (1924-2001)

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    Died at 66 (1891-1957)

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    Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Bing Crosby Died at 74 (1903-1977)

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    Ben Hogan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Ben Hogan Died at 85 (1912-1997)

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    Died at 59 (1848-1907)

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    Died at 62 (1820-1882)

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    Audie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Audie Murphy Died at 46 (1925-1971)

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    Arthur Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Arthur Kennedy Died at 76 (1914-1990)

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    Art Carney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Art Carney Died at 85 (1918-2003)

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    Ann Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Ann Sheridan Died at 52 (1915-1967)

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    Andrew Lewis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Andrew Lewis Died at 61 (1720-1781)

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    Alfred Thayer Mahan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Alfred Thayer Mahan Died at 74 (1840-1914)

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    Died at 80 (1923-2003)

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    Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Irish Americans

    Al Smith Died at 71 (1873-1944)

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    Died at 59 (1743-1802)

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    Died at 57 (1859-1916)

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    Died at 65 (1843-1908)

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