American People 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
Dec. at 65 (1843-1908)

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Ada Rehan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 57 (1859-1916)

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Aedanus Burke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 59 (1743-1802)

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Aidan Quinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 59

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Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 71 (1873-1944)

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Alan Dugan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 80 (1923-2003)

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Alfred Thayer Mahan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 74 (1840-1914)

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Alice Fulton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 66

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Alice McDermott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Irish Americans

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Andrew Lewis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Andrew Lewis Dec. at 61 (1720-1781)

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Andrew O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Irish Americans

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Ann Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 52 (1915-1967)

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Anthony Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Irish Americans

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Art Carney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 85 (1918-2003)

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Arthur Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 76 (1914-1990)

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Audie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Died at 46 (1925-1971)

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Augusta Browne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 62 (1820-1882)

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 59 (1848-1907)

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Ben Hogan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 85 (1912-1997)

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Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 68

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 74 (1903-1977)

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Bugs Moran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 66 (1891-1957)

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Carmel Quinn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 92

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Carroll O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 77 (1924-2001)

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Charles Carroll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 60 (1723-1783)

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Charles Francis Murphy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Charles Francis Murphy Dec. at 66 (1858-1924)

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Charles P. Daly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Charles P. Daly Dec. at 83 (1816-1899)

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Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Irish Americans

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Colleen Moore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 89 (1899-1988)

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Cormac McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Irish Americans

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Cyrus McCormick is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 75 (1809-1884)

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Daniel Patrick Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

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Dave King is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 56

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David C. Broderick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 39 (1820-1859)

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David I. Walsh is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 75 (1872-1947)

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Dean O'Banion is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 32 (1892-1924)

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Denis Leary is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 60

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Dennis Day is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 72 (1916-1988)

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Dennis Hart Mahan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dennis Hart Mahan Dec. at 69 (1802-1871)

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Dennis Lehane is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 52

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DeWitt Clinton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 59 (1769-1828)

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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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Dion Boucicault is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 70 (1820-1890)

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Donald O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 78 (1925-2003)

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Éamon de Valera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 93 (1882-1975)

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Ed Reavy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Ed Reavy Dec. at 89 (1899-1988)

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Ed Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 73 (1901-1974)

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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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Edward Burns is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Irish Americans
age 50

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Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Irish Americans
Dec. at 84 (1853-1937)