10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
10 Things You May Not Know About “Typhoid Mary”
On March 27, 1915, New York City health officials quarantined the 45-year-old woman known as “Typhoid Mary” for the second time after linking her to another typhoid fever outbreak. A century later, th...
Andrew Carney
Andrew Carney was born in Ireland in 1794, and immigrated to the United States in 1816. Carney partnered with Jacob Sleeper to form Carney & Sleeper, Clothiers. Carney was a wise investor and g...
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Thomas Cavanaugh
Thomas Cavanaugh (born May 10, 1869) was an American sailor serving in the United States Navy during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
Cavanaugh was born May 10...
John Murphy Farley
John Murphy Farley (April 20, 1842 – September 17, 1918) was an Irish-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of New York from 1902 until his death in 1918, and created a ca...
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Henry O'Reilly
Henry O'Reilly (February 6, 1806 – August 17, 1886) was an Irish-American businessman and telegraphy pioneer.
He was born in Carrickmacross, County of Ulster, Ireland. In 1816, he emigrated with h...
John McMullen (bishop)
John McMullen (January 8, 1832–July 4, 1883) was a 19th-century bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He was the first bishop of the Diocese of Davenport in the state of Iowa from 1881 t...
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John Forrest Kelly
John Forrest Kelly (born March 28, 1859 in the vicinity of Carrick-on-Suir, Ireland) was an American electrical engineer who made early advances in alternating current equipment.
Kelly was the son...
John T. McDonough
John Thomas McDonough (b. July 12, 1843 Birdhill, County Tipperary, Ireland) was an American lawyer and politician.
He came with his parents to the United States in 1850, and they settled in Dunki...
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William Ryan (53rd Congress)
William Ryan (March 8, 1840 - February 18, 1925) was a banker and businessman who served as a U.S. Representative from New York.
Born in Tipperary, Ireland on March 8, 1840, Ryan immigrated to the...
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J. Laurie Wallace
John Laurie Wallace (1864 – 1953) was an Irish-born American painter.Wallace was born in Garvagh, Ireland. His family immigrated to the United States when he was age 4.He studied under Thomas Ea...
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John Joseph Cantwell
John Joseph Cantwell (December 1, 1874 – October 30, 1947) was the first archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Archbishop Cantwell was born in Limerick, Ireland. He wa...
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James Connors (Medal of Honor)
James Connors (1838 – unknown) was an Irish born Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Fisher's Hill near Strasburg,...
Manie Payne Ferguson
Manie Payne Ferguson (1850 – 8 June 1932) was a pioneer leader in the American Holiness Movement, a Christian evangelist and social worker who co-founded the Peniel Mission, and the author of several ...
William Kennon, Jr.
William Kennon, Jr. (12 June 1802 – 19 October 1867) was a lawyer, judge, and a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Carrickfergus, Ireland, Kennon immigrated to the United States in 1816 with ...
Professor John Cummings
Professor John Cummings (1828-after 1913), Irish piper.A son of Patrick Cummins (fl. 1820's), Cummings was raised near Athenry, where his family had performed and taught music for generations. The fam...
James McMahon Graham
James McMahon Graham was a United States Representative from Illinois. Born in Castleblayney, County Monaghan, Ireland, he immigrated to the United States and settled in Sangamon County, Illinois in 1...
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Thomas Francis Gilroy
Thomas Francis Gilroy (June 3, 1840 – December 1, 1911) was the 89th mayor of New York City from 1893 to 1894.
Gilroy was born in Sligo, Ireland and emigrated with his parents to New York City at ...
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Cornelius J. Leahy
Cornelius J. Leahy was a Private in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War.He is buried in San Francisco National Cemetery San Francisco,...
William Moxley
William James Moxley (May 22, 1851 – August 4, 1938) of Chicago, Illinois was born in County Cork, Ireland. He was a representative from Illinois' 6th congressional district, 1909–1911.
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Samuel McAllister
Samuel McAllister (January 23, 1869 – December 13, 1903) was an American sailor serving in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Boxer Rebellion.
McAlli...
Robert M. Moore
Robert M. Moore (1816–1880) was an Irish-born mayor of Cincinnati.Born in Cookstown, Ireland, Robert M. Moore immigrated about 1832 via Canada to the United States. Moore was a veteran of the Mexican–...
Wilson Law
Wilson Law (26 February 1806 – 15 October 1876) was an early Latter Day Saint. He was born in Ireland and emigrated with his family to the United States in 1820. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ o...
James Thayer (Medal of Honor)
James Thayer (born 1853, date of death unknown) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.Born in 1853 in Ireland, Thayer i...
James McHenry
James McHenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was an Irish-born American statesman. McHenry was a signer of the United States Constitution from Maryland and the namesake of Fort McHenry. He was a d...
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Richard H. Cosgriff
Richard H. Cosgriff, Sr., (December 15, 1845 – November 2, 1910) was a Union Army soldier in the American Civil War and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Hon...
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John Keenan (Medal of Honor)
John Keenan (1840s–March 18, 1906) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Indian Wars of the we...
Joseph McLaughlin (Pennsylvania politician)
Joseph McLaughlin (June 9, 1867 – November 21, 1926) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
Joseph McLaughlin was born in Burt, County Donegal, Irela...
Michael Corcoran
Michael Corcoran (September 21, 1827 – December 22, 1863) was an Irish general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a close confidant of President Abraham Lincoln. As its colonel, he le...
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