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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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Ada Dyas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Irish Americans
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Ada Rehan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 57 (1859-1916) from Limerick, Republic of Ireland
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Aedanus Burke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 59 (1743-1802) from Galway, Republic of Ireland
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Aidan Quinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 59 from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 71 (1873-1944) from Manhattan, New York City, New York
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Alan Dugan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 80 (1923-2003) from New York City, New York
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Alfred Thayer Mahan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 74 (1840-1914) from West Point, New York
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Alice Fulton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 67 from Troy, New York
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Alice McDermott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 65 from New York City, New York
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Andrew Lewis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Andrew Lewis Dec. at 61 (1720-1781) from County Donegal, Republic of Ireland
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Andrew O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 56 from Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Ann Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 52 (1915-1967) from Denton, Texas, United States of America
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Anthony Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 82 from Sacramento, California, United States of America
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Art Carney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 85 (1918-2003) from Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America
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Arthur Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 76 (1914-1990) from Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Audie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 46 (1925-1971) from Kingston, Texas, United States of America
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Augusta Browne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Irish Americans
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 59 (1848-1907) from Dublin, Republic of Ireland
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Ben Hogan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 85 (1912-1997) from Stephenville, Texas, United States of America
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Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 69 from New York City, New York, United States of America
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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 74 (1903-1977) from USA, Tacoma, Washington
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Bugs Moran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 66 (1891-1957) from Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Carmel Quinn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Age 93 from Dublin, Republic of Ireland
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Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 77 (1924-2001) from Manhattan, New York City, New York
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Charles Carroll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Irish Americans