Who are some Irish Americans besides Andrew Jackson?


John F Kennedy

Henry Ford

Davy Crockett

Maureen O'Hara

Judy Garland's granny was Irish.

Grace Kelley

Alfred E. Smith


Nellie Bly (1864-1922) Journalist and adventuress

Matthew Brady (1823-1896) Civil War photographer

William J. Brennan, Jr (1906-1997) Supreme Court Justice

Buffalo Bill Cody (1846-1917) Western scout and rodeo showman

George M. Cohan (1872-1942) Composer of musical comedy

Davy Crockett (1786-1836) Frontiersman and congressman

Bing Crosby (1904-1977) Singer and actor

Richard J. Daley (1902-1976) Mayor of Chicago

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) Novelist

John Ford (1895-1973) Oscar winning film director

Henry Ford (1863-1947) Automobile manufacturer

Jackie Gleason (1916-1987) Actor

Helen Hayes (1900-1993) Actress

William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951) Editor and newspaper publisher

Buster Keaton (1895-1966) Vaudevillian and actor

Gene Kelly (1912-1996) Dancer/actor

Grace Kelly (1928-1982) Actress - Princess Grace of Monaco.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) 35th President of the United States

Sandra Day O'Connor (1930- ) First female Supreme Court justice

Georgia O'Keefe (1887-1986) Painter

Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) Nobel Prize winning playwright

Gregory Peck (1916- ) Osar winning actor

Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) Birth-control advocate.

Ed Sullivan (1902-1974) Entertainer and tv producer

John L. Sullivan (1858-1918) World champion boxer


Andrew Jackson wasn't Irish, he was Ulster Scots (or Scotch Irish). Many Scots moved to Ireland and after a few generations moved onto the US. They were not Irish culturaly and did not want to be. There culture was Protestant Ulster Scots and Scottish.