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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
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 67
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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
Died 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
Dec. 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 69
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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 93
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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)