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James Henry Hackett
Hackett, James Henry, An Eminent American Actor Of Irish Descent Born In New York, March 15. 1800. Ha Received A Fair Education And Entered Columbia College, But Did Not Complete The Course. In 1817 He Entered A Law Office But Abandoned It The Following Year For Mercantile Affairs, Probably From ...

James Hingston Tuckey
Tuckey, James Hingston, A Talented Naval Officer, In The Service Of Britain, War Born In 1728, In Cork, Ire Land, Entered The Navy At An Early Age And Served In India In 1794. He Next Went To New South Wales And Was Engaged In Surveying The Coast Of That Colony ...

James Knox Polk
Polk, James Knox, Eleventh President Of The United States, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In North Carolina In 1795. His Grandfather, Who Emi Grated From Ireland With His Family Early In 1700, Was Called Pollock, Which Became Corrupted To Polk. Although His Father Was But A Moderate Well-to Do Farmer, ...

James Logan
Logan, James, An Able And Learned Man, Was Born In Ireland In 1674, And When A Boy Was Put As An Apprentice To A Linen Draper. His Spare Moments He Assiduously Spent In Acquiring Knowl Edge And Soon Became Proficient In Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Italian And Spanish, Besides An Extensive ...

James Louis Farley
Farley, James Louis, A Pop Ular Journalistic Correspondent And Author, Was Born In Dublin, September 9, 1823. He Was Brought Up To Busi Ness And After Considerable Traveling, Found Himself In The East, And While In Turkey, 1860, Became Accountant General Of The State Bank Of Turkey, And While There ...

James Maculla
Maculla, James, A Projector And Issuer Of A Copper Currency In Ire Land About 1730. He Was A General Artificier In Metals And The Country Suf Fering For The Want Of A Small Currency He Prepared And Issued A Copper Cur Rency, On One Side Of Which Was: "i Promise ...

James Madison
Madison", James, Fourth Presi Dent Of The United States Of America, Was Born March 16, 1751, At Port Conway, The Home Of His Mother's (eleanor Conway) Family, Who Were Irish Settlers Of Prince Orange Co. , Vir Ginia; His Father, Col. James Madison, Was A Wealthy Planter Of Orange Coun ...

James Monroe
Monroe, James, Fifth President Of The United States, Was Born April 28, 1758, In Westmoreland County, Vir Ginia, And Was The Son Of An Ulster Irish Family In That State. He Was Educated At William And Mary College, And Left It To Take Up Arms In Defense Of His Coun ...

James Napper Tandy
Tandy, James Napper, A Cele Brated Irish Patriot And One Of The United Irishmen In '96, Was Born In 1757, And Was A Merchant In Dublin In 1791. He Became Secretary Of The Catholic Association And Was A Bold And Outspoken Leader In Irish Rights. On Arbitrtry Measures Being Taken ...

James Pollock
Pollock, James, Ll.d., A Tal Ented And Able American Lawyer And Legislator, Was Born In Milton, Penn., Sept. 11, 1810, Of Irish Parents, And Entered Princeton College Where He Graduated With The First Honors In 1831; Was Admitted To The Bar In 1833, And Was Elected District Attorney In 1835. ...

James Quin
Quin, James, An Actor And Man Of Talent, The Son Of An Irish Barrister, Was Born In Covent Garden In 1693. His Father Dying In Dublin — Where They Then Resided— Before He Had Finished His Edu Cation, He Was Left Without Means. Con Scious Of Histronic Talents He Went ...

James Rairden
Rairden, James, An Eminent Lawyer And Politician Of Indiana, Was Born In Kentucky Of Irish Parents And His Schooling Was Mostly Acquired At Home. The Family Moved At An Early Day To The White Water Valley, Indi Ana, Where Our Subject Grew Up And By His Own Industry Acquired A ...

James Ross
Ross, James, An Irish-american Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born Of Irish Parents About 1760 In Pennsyl Vania, Received A Good Education And Was Admitted To The Bar. Was A Strong Advocate Of Resistance, And Served His Country By Both Tongue And Sword In The Great Struggle. Was A Member ...

James Sheridan Knowles
Knowles, James Sheridan, One Of The Greatest Of Modern Dramatists, Was The Son Of James Knowles, A Tal Ented Teacher, Elocutionist And Lexico Grapher Of Cork, Who Was A Cousin Of It. B. Sheridan. Our Subject Was Born In Cork In 1784, And Removed To Lon Don With His Father. ...

James Smith
Smith, James, A Patriot Of The American Revolution And One Of The Sign Ers Of The Declaration Of Independence, Was A Native Of Ireland, Born In 1713, And Came To The Colonies With His Father At An Early Age. He Had The Advantages Of The Best Education The Country Afforded, ...

James Talbot
Talbot, James, Ll. D. Baron Talbot De Malahide, A Distinguished Scientist And Mathematician, Was Born In Ireland, Nov. 22, 1805. He Finished His Education At Cambridge, Where He Obtained A Scholarship And Distinguish Ed Himself Both In Mathematics And Classics. He Obtained A Seat In Parlia Ment In 1833, But ...

James Thomson
Thomson, James, One Of The Leading Scientists Of The Age And An Emi- Nent Civil And Mechanical Engineer, Was A Brother Of Sir "william, And A Son Of James Thomson, Ll. D., Afterwards Professor Of Mathematics In The Univer Sity Of Glasgow. He Was Born At Bel Fast, Ireland, 1816, ...

James Topham Brady
Brady, James Topham, One Of The Greatest Of American Lawyers And Perhaps Most Successful Criminal Lawyer That Ever Lived, Was Born In New York City April 9, 1815. His Father Had Em Igrated From Ireland A Few Years Pre Viously And Opened A Classical School There. He Afterwards Studied Law ...

James Usher
Usher, James, Perhaps The Most Distinguished Protestant Divine Which Ireland Ever Produced, Was Born At Dublin, January 4, 1580. He Received His Education At Dublin University, Which He Left With A Brilliant Reputation For Scholarship, And Was Complete Mas Ter Of Latin, Greek And Hebrew, Be Sides Extensive Knowledge Of ...

James W Grimes
Grimes, James W., An Able Am Erican Statesman And Politican, Was Born In Deering, New Hampshire, Of Irish Parents, October 16, 1816. We Might Here Observe That A Great Many American Writers Or Biographers Have A Habit Of Calling Pretty Much All Protes Tant Irish, Especially Those Of New Hampshire ...

James Waddell
Waddell, James, A Celebrated Blind Preacher Of The Presbyterian Church Of The United States, Was Born In Ireland In 1739 — Came To America And Became Famous For His Oritorical Power. James Wirt, In An Eloquent Sketch Gives A Glowing Description Of The Preacher And His Oratory. He Died In ...

James White
White, James, A Talented Mis Cellaneous Author And Novelist, Was Born In Ireland About 1730, And Was An Author Of Much Dopularity In His Day. He Died In 1799. ...

James Whiteside
Whiteside, James, An Eminent Irish Jurist, Orator, And British States Man, Was A Native Of County Wicklow, Ireland, Bora In 1806; Was Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, Studied Law And Was Called To The Irish Bar In 1830, Where He Soon Displayed Marked Ability And Rose Rapidly. In 1842 He ...

Jarlath Saint
Jarlath Saint, First Bishop Of Tuam, Was Son Of Loga Of The Noble House Of Conmacnie And Was Born About The Year 500. He Is Said To Have Been Founder Of The Cathedral Of Tuam, An Ciently Called Tuam-de-gauland. It Was Afterwards Dedicated To His Mem Ory, And Is Called ...

Jeremiah Joyce
Joyce, Jeremiah, A Dissenting Minister And A Man Of Extensive Erudi Tion, Was Born In Ireland, 1764. After Completing His Education And Joining The Ministry He Went To England, The Only Resort In Those Days For Irishmen Who Desired To Make Literature Their Profession. In 1794, He Was One Of ...

Jeremiah Mason
Mason, Jeremiah, An Able American Lawyer Of Irish Extraction, Was Born In Connecticut, April 27, 1778, And Graduated At Yale In His Twentieth Year, After Which He Pursued The Study Of The Law, And Soon Acquired An Enviable Reputation As A Profound And Learned Jurist. He Was Admitted To The ...

Jeremiah Russell
Russell, Jeremiah, A Promi Nent Irish- American Politician Of New York, Was Born About 1780 And Receiv Ed A Liberal Education. He Held Many Local Positions Of Trust, And Was A Mem Ber Of The 28th United States Congress. ...

Jeremiah Smith
Smith, Jeremiah, Ll.d., An Able And Learned Irish-american Scholar, Was Born In New Hampshire In 1759. He Held Many Important Positions And At Length Became Governor Of His Native State In 1809-10, And Was Highly Esteem Ed. ...

Joachim Blake
Blake, Joachim, A Spanish Gen Eral Of Irish Extraction, Was Born At Valez Malaga, And Served First As Cap- ^ Tain And Next As Major In The War From 1793 To 1795 Between France And Spain. When Napoleon Seized The Crown Of Spain, Blake Organized His Countrymen Against French Occupation, ...

John A Abernathy
Abernathy, John A., A Cele Brated Surgeon, Was Born In Ireland, About 1763, Was Educated Partly There And Partly In London, And Became A Pupil Of John Hunter, One Of The Great Est Anatomists Of The Age. He Soon Rivalled His Master In Knowledge Of The Human System, And He ...

John A Brown
Brown, John A., A Noted Irish American Philanthropist, Was Born In Ireland In 1778, Was A Member Of The -celebrated Banking Firm Of Brown Bros. , .and Came To The U. S. As Manager Of The Philadelphia Branch Of That Firm. He Was Distinguished For Ability And Cul Ture. He ...

John Acton
Acton, John, A Celebrated States Man Of Naples, Born In 1831. He Was The Son Of An Expatriated Irish Physi Cian, Who Settled In Besancon Early In 1700. After Completing His Education, Lie Devoted Himself To Politics, And The Science Of Government, And Rose By His Native Talent And Commanding ...

John Anster
Anster, John", L L. D., A Dis Tinguished Author, Poet And Man Of Let Ters, Was Born At Charleville, In County Cork, Ireland, 1796. He Entered Trin Ity College, Dublin, In 1810, And Distin Guished Himself There By The Exhibition Of Those Literary And Poetic Powers, Which Has Since Placed ...

John Armstrong
Armstrong, John, A Patriot Of The Revolution, And Brother Of The Fore Going, Was Born In Carlisle, Penn., Nov. 25, 1745. He Entered The Ranks Of The Patriots At The Breaking Out Of The War, And Served With Bravery And Dis Tinction. He Was A Delegate To The Continental Congress ...

John Atkinson
Atkinson, John, An Able And Eloquent American Lawyer And Advo Cate, Second To None Which The Bar Of Michigan Has As Yet Produced, Was Born In Upper Canada, Of Irish Parents, May 24, 1841. He Received His Education Partly At Home, From His Father, Who Was A Surveyor, And Partly ...

John Banim
Banim, John, A Talented Irish Novelist And Dramatist, Was Born In Kilkenny, April 3, 1798, And Early De Veloped Literary Tastes. He First Went To Dublin To Seek Employment For His Pen And Was Befriended By Shiel. In His 21st Year He Produced The Famous Trag Edy Of Damon And ...

John Barrett Kerfoot
Kerfoot, John Barrett, L L.d. ,a Distinguished American Episcopal Divine, Was Born In Dublin, Ireland, March, 1, 1816, Came To America With His Parents, And Was Educated At St. Paul's College, N. Y., Where He Gradu Ated In 1834, And Soon After Entered The Episcopal Ministry. He Was President Of ...

John Brougham
Brougham, John", An Eminent Irish-american Actor, Dramatist And Scholar, Was Born In Dublin, May 8, 1810. He Received His Education At Trinity College, Dublin, Where He Grad Uated With Honor. Chas. Lever, The Celebrated Irish Novelist, Was One Of His Class-mates, And It Is Said His Friend Brougham Furnished Him ...

John Browne
Browne, John, An Officer In The Service Of King James, In Ireland, Was Born In County Mayo, About 1640. He Took Part In The Defense Of Limerick, And Being Originally A Lawyer; He Had The Principal Hand In Drawing Up The Celebrated Articles Of Capitulation, Known As The "treaty Of ...

John Burke
Burke, John, Author Of Burke's Peerages Of Great Britain And Ireland, Was Born In Ireland And Having Adopted Literature As A Profession Went To London, Where He Was Connected With The London Press. He Is Best Known By His Compilation Of The History Of The Peerages And Baronetages Of Great ...

John C Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, John C, An Able And Prominent Lawyer Of Michigan, Of Irish Descent, Born In Ohio, His Father, Jeremiah Fitzgerald, Served As An Officer In The War Of 1812 And Settled At An Early Day In Jackson County, Michigan. Our Subject Completed His Education At Albion College, And Was Admitted ...

John Caldwell Calhoun
Calhoun, John Caldwell, One Of The Ablest And Most Eloquent Of American Statesmen And Vice President Of The United States, Was Born At Long Cone, South Carolina, March 18, 1782. His Father, Patrick Calhoun Was A Na Tive Of Ireland, Who Emigrated With His Parents And First Settled In Pennsylvania, ...

John Callamore
Callamore, John, An Early Irish Settler In New Hampshire And Noted Throughout The State For His Great Age, Was Born In Ireland In 1715, Died In Kersington, New Hampshire, In 1825. A Most Singular Thing In Regard To Him Was That His Hair, Which In The Course Of Time Became ...

John Clynn
Clynn, John", An Irish Divine And Historian, Was A Member Of The Franciscan Order In Kilkenny. He Was Author Of Annals From The Christian Era To 1349, Probably The Time Of His Death. Also Annals Of The Kings Of England, From Hengist To Edward Iii Also, Wardens Of His Order ...

John Colgan
Colgan, John, A Learned Irish Di Vine And Antiquarian, Was A Priest Of The Order Of St. Francis, And Was Edu Cated On The Continent. He Was A Co Temporary Of Ward And O'clery, The Learned Antiquarians, And A Member Of The Same Order. He Labored Principally On The Continent, ...

John Commodore Barry
Barry, John Commodore, One Of The Most Brilliant Naval Officer* Of His Day, And Called The Father Of The American Navy, Was Born In County Wexford, Ireland, 1745. His Home Looked Out On The Grand Atlantic, And The Youthful Hero Early Imbibed A Love For The Sea. At The Age ...

John Conness
Conness, John, An Ameriean Statesman And Politician, Was Born In Ireland In 1809, And Came To This Coun Try With His Parents In 1822. He Im Mediately Sought Employment, And Was Variously Engaged Until The Discovery Of Gold In California, When He Was Among The First To Start For The ...

John Costigan
Costigan, John, An Able And Distinguished Canadian Statesman, Was Born In 1835, At Quebec, Whither His Father With His Family Had Emigrated From Kilkenny, Ireland, In 1830. In 1840 The Family Removed To New Brunswick, Where Our Subject Received His Education, Graduating From Victo Ria College. He Began His Political ...

John Creichton
Creichton, John, A Brave And Dashing Soldier Of Fortune, Was Born In Donegal In 1748. He Entered The Horse Guards In The Time Of Charles Ii, And Served With Distinction Against The Cov Enanters Of Scotland. When William Iii Succeeded In Ousting James Ii Iiisucceeded In Ousting James Ii From ...

John Cunningham
Cunningham, John, A Poet And Dramatic Writer Of Merit, Was Born In Dublin 1735. He Early Acquired A Passion For The Stage And Dramatic Composition, And At The Age Of Seventeen Produced A Farce Called "love In A Mist," Which Was Well Received. He Tried The Stage As A Profession, ...

John D Gilmary Shea
Shea, John D. Gilmary, Ll.d, A Distinguished Author, Historian And Philologist, Was Born In New York City Of Irish Parents July 22, 1825, Was Educated At Columbia College, Studied Law And Was Admitted To The Bar. He However, Devoted Himself From The First To Literature, And May Be Said To ...

John D Phelan
Phelan, John D, An Eminent Irish- American Jurist, Was Born About 1803 And Worked His Way By Industry And Fine Natural Talent; Studied Law, And Was Admitted To The Bar Of Alabama; Became Editor Of The Huntsville Demo Crat, And Was Elected To The Legislature 1833. He Was Attorney-general Of ...

John Dancer
Dancer, John, A Poet, Historian And Dramatic Writer, Was Born Inwater Ford, Ireland, About 1650. He Wrote A Complete History Of The Times, A Chron Icle Of The Kingdom Of Portugal. A Romance. The English Lovers, Besides A Number Of Plays. He Died About 1700, In The Prime Of Life. ...

John David Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald, John David, L L. D., A Distinguished Irish Jurist And Scholar, Was Born In Dublin, 1816, Edu Cated At Trinity College, Dublin, And Called To The Bar In 1838. He Rose To Be A Q. C. In 1847, And In 1852 Was Elected To Parliament For Ennis. In 1855 ...

John Davidson
Davidson, John, A Brave And Indefatigable Explorer And Traveler, Was The Son Of A Dublin Merchant, And Born In That City In 1814. He Early Devel Oped A Passion For Traveling And A Love Of Danger And Excitement. Before He Was Twenty He Had Traveled Extensively Throuhout Europe And The ...

John Dee
Dee, John, A Mathematician And Man Of Learning, But Of An Erratic Character, Was Born In London, Of Irish Parentage, In 1527; Studied At Cambridge And Afterward At Louvain, Where He Took The Degree Of Ll.d. He Pretended Belief And Skill In Astrology And Alchemy, And Was Patronized By Queen ...

John Dooly
Dooly, John M„ A Distinguished Irish American Lawyer And Wit, Born In 1772. He Rose To Distinction At The Bar In Georgia, And Became A Judge. He Is However, More Celebrated For His Matchless Wit. His Sayings And Repar Tees Form The Raciest Bar Anecdotes Throughout The South For The ...

John Dor An
Dor An, John, Ph. D., A Cele Brated Writer Of Fiction And Miscellan Eous Author, Was Born At Drogheda, Ireland, In 1807. He Afterwards Re Sided With His Parents In France And Germany, Where They Lived For Some Years, And Was Educated Principally By His Father, But Took His Degree ...

John Downes
Downes, John, A Galland And Able American Naval Officer, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In, Canton, Mass., In 1786, And Entered On A Seafaring Life At An Early Age. In 1802 He Became A Midshipman, And Was On The Frigate New York, During The War With Tripoli. In May 1803, ...

John Doyle
Doyle, John, An Eminent British Political Caracaturist, Was Born In Ire Land About 1780, And Received A Fair Education, Which, Added To Wit And Artistic Talent, Led Him Into The Profes Sion Of Journalism. Like Countless Hosts Of Literary Irishmen, For The Last Three Hundred Years, He Sought London For ...

John Dozy Burke
Burke, John Dozy, An Histo Rian And Dramatic Writer, Was Born In Ireland And Came To America In 1797. He Became Editor Of A Political Paper In Boston And Afterwards In New York, Which Was Conducted With Ability. He Was The Author Of A History Of Vir Ginia And Two ...

John Duns
Duns, John, One Of The Greatest Minds Of Any Age, And Usually Known As Duns Scotus,was Undoubtedly Born In Ireland, That Island Being Better Known On The Continent For Hundreds Of Years As Scotia, Both England And Scotland However, Lay Claim To His Birth. It Is Most Probable Too, That ...

John Elliott Cairnes
Cairnes, John" Elliott, One Of The Ablest And Most Distinguished Political Economists Of The Age, Was Born At Drogheda In 1824. After Leaving School He First Entered The Counting House Of His Father, Who Was An Exten Sive Brewer. Desiring However, To Con Tinue His Studies, He Was Permitted To ...

John Ewing Calhoun
Calhoun, John Ewing, A Dis Tinguished Lawyer And Orator Of South Carolina, Was The Son Of Irish Settlers In That State And Was Born In 1759. He Was Educated By His Uncle, Patrick Cal Houn, Father Of The Still More Celebrated John C. Our Subject Graduated At Princeton In 1774, ...

John Ewing
Ewing, John, A Talented Ameri Can Politician, Was Born While His Par Ents Were On Their Way To The United States From Ireland, About 1800 And Re Ceived An Ordinary Education In Balti More, Where He First Gave His Attention To Mercantile Affairs. He Afterwards Settled In Indiana, Where He ...

John Ewing_2
Ewing, John, D. D„ A Celebrated Presbyterian Divine, Was Born In Ire Land In 1732, And Came When An Infant With His Parents To The Irish Settlements In Pennsylva Nia. He Was A Promin Ent Pastor In Philadelphia In 1759, And A Strong Advocate Of The Peoples Rights. He Became ...

John F Waller
Waller, John F., Ll. D., A Talented Miscellaneous Writer And Editor, Was Born In Limerick, Ireland, In 1810, And Was For Many Years Editor Of The Dublin University Magazine. He Edited The Works Of Goldsmith, And Mckenzie's Dictionary Of Universal [knowledge, Besides Other Works Of Merit, And Is A Writer ...

John Field
Field, John, An Eminent Musical Composer, Was Born In Dublin July 26, 1782. His Father Was Leader Of The Orchestra In The Dublin Theatre, And His Grandfather Was An Organist In The Same City. From His Grandfather He Received His First Instructions On The Pianoforte And Subsequently Became A Pupil ...

John Findlay
Findlay, John, A Younger Broth Er Of The Foregoing, Was Born In Frank Lin County, Penn., And Received With His Brothers As Thorough An Education As His Native State Afforded In Their Day. He Possessed That Ability Which Marked The Family And Represented His State In Congress For Several Terms, ...

John Foster
Foster, John, An Eminent Irish Statesman, Born In Dublin In 1740, Was Educated At Trinity College, Dublin, Then Elected A Member Of The Irish Par Liament At The Age Of Eighteen And Was Called To The Bar In 1766. In 1785 Fos Ter Was Unanimously Chosen Speaker Of The Irish ...

John Francis Maguire
Maguire, John Francis, An Able And Patriotic Irish Writer, Legisla Tor And Journalist, Was Born At Cork In 1815; Received A Classical Education And Was Called To The Bar In 1843. He, How Ever, Devoted Himself To Journalism And Became Proprietor And Editor Of The "cork Examiner." He Was Elected ...

John Giles
Giles, John, A Distinguished Law Yer Of North Carolina, Was A Son Of Patriotic Irish Parents Who Settled In In That State Prior To The Revolution. He Was Born In Rowan County, About 1785 And Educated At Chapel Hill Uni Versity. After Graduating He Adopted The Profession Of The Law, ...

John Gore
Gore, John, Son Of The Foregoing, Also An Eminent Lawyer, Became Chief Justice Of The Court Of The King's Bench, In Ireland, And Was Created A Peer Of The Kingdom, As Lord Annaly In 1766, And On The Death Of Lord Chancellor Bowes, Was Chosen Speaker Of The Irish House ...

John H Hopkins
Hopkins, John H., Ll. D., A Prominent American Episcopal Divine And Scholar, Was Born In Dublin In 1792,. And Educated In That Eity. He Came To The United States, And Was For Some Years A Professor In The Massachusetts Episcopal Theological Seminary, And Afterwards Removed To Vermont, Where Lie Established ...

John H Regan
Regan, John H., A Prominent American Politician Of The South, Was Born In Tennessee Of Irish Parents, Oct. 8, 1818; Received A Liberal Education And Was Admitted To The Bar. He Removed To Texas At An Early Day; Was Made Dep. Surveyor Of The State In 1840, And Held Various ...

John H Savage
Savage, John H., An Able Irish American Lawyer, Soldier And Legislator, Was Born About 1812 In Tennessee And Received But An Ordinary Educatiou, Served Before He Was Of Age As A Vol Unteer On The Frontier Of Texas. He Afterwards On Returning Home Studied Law And Was Admitted To The ...

John Hawkey
Hawkey, John, A Classical Schol Ar Of Great Erudition, Was Born In Ire Land, About 1700, Was A Graduate Of The University V Of Dublin. Among His Works Are Translations Of Xenophon, Virgilius, Terentius, Juvenal Et Persius. He Also Edited Editions Of "paradise Lost, And Paradise Regained," Which Were Held ...

John Hely
John Hely, An Eminent Irish Law ?er And A Distinguished Member Of The Rish Parliament, Was Son Of Francis He Ly, And Added The Name Hutchinson On Account Of Estates That Came To Him By His Wife, Was Educated At Trinity Col Lege, Dublin, And Admitted To The Irish Bar ...

John Henry Foley
Foley, John Henry, One Of The Most Distinguished Of Modern Sculptors, Was Born In Dublin, May 24, 1818. He Early Developed A Taste And Capacity For Art, And When Quite Young Entered The School Of Art Of The Royal Dublin So Ciety, Where He Made Rapid Progress. In 1834 He ...

John Hogan
Hogan, John, A Distinguished American Politican, Financier, And Writ Er Was Born In Mallow, County Cork, Ireland, July 6, 1806, And Emigrated To -the United States With His Parents When A Boy. He First Was Employed In Shoe Making In Baltimore, And While Earning His Livelihood, Managed By Industry And ...

John Hogan_2
Hogan, John, An Eminent Sculp Tor, Was Born At Tallow, County Water Ford, Ireland, October, 1800. He Re Ceived A Classical Education, And Was Intended For The Bar, And Had Entered A Solicitor's Office For That Purpose, But The Instinct Of The Artist Was Too Strong Within Him, And He ...

John Hyde
Hyde, John, A Talented Jurist And Journalist Of Michigan, Was Born In Cork Ireland, June 27, 1838, And Received A Fair Education In His Native Town. His Father Died When Our Subject Was But Five Years Old, And This Compelled Him To Seek Employment When Comparative Ly J'oung, When He ...

John J Milligan
Milligan, John J., A Distin Guished Lawyer Of Delaware, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In Maryland, Dec. 10, 1795, Was Educated At Princeton College, And Studied Law And Was Ad Mitted To The Bar In Delaware In 1818. In 1830 He Was Elected To Congress, And Served With Ability For ...

John Jarvis
Jarvis, John, An Eminent Painter And Stainer On Glass, Was Born In Dub Lin In 1749 And Practised His Art In That City For Some Years. He Finally Remov Ed To London Where He Became Distin Guished For His Artistic Skill. Among Others Of His Work Are The West Windows ...

John K Hackett
Hackett, John K, A Distinguish Ed Jurist And Politican Of New York City Was Born There Of Irish Parents In 1820. After Completing His Education He Studi Ed Law, Was Admitted To The Bar Of The State And Practised With Success. He Was Elected Judge Of The Recorder's Court Which ...

John L Sullivan
Sullivan, John L. , A Noted Irish American Engineer And Inventor, Was Born About 1785. He Was Engineer Of The First Canal Ever Constructed In The U. S., The Middlesex, 1814. He Pat Ented A Steam Tow Boat As Early As 1804, Prior To That Of Fulton. He Afterwards Became ...

John Leland
Leland, John, A Celebrated Irish Dissenting Divine, Was A Native Of Dublin, Born In 1691. He Wrote Several Works In Refutation Of The Irreligious And Deistical Writings Of The Day, And Was Held In High Respect For Learning And Ability, Especially By His Presby Terian Brethren. He Died In 1760. ...

John Lovell
Lovell, John, The Most Enterprising And Successful Of Canadian Publishers, Is A Native Of Ireland, Who Built By His Tact, Energy And Foresight, In The Midst Of Many Obstacles, A Great Publishing House, And Sustained For Many Years The Only Literary Periodical Worthy Of The Name Published In The English ...

John Lynch
Lynch, John, A Prominent Poli Tician Of Maine, Of Irish Descent, Born At Portland February 15, 1825, Received An Ordinary Education And Entered A Merchantile House, Was Honored By His Fellow Citizens With Places Of Trust And Was Elected To Congress In 1864, Where Lie Was Noted For Ability Espicially ...

John Mac Gahan
Mac Gahan, John", A Noted American Journalist And War Corres Pondent, Was Born In St. Louis, Of Irish Parents, In 1846, And Adopted The Profession Of Journalism. On The In Ception Of The Franco-prussian War He Became War Correspondent Of The New York Herald, And Was With The Army Of ...

John Martin
Martin, John, One Of The Most Disinterested And Incorruptible Of Pat Riots, Was Born At Loughorne, County Down, Ireland, Sept. 8, 1812. His Pa Rents Were Presbyterians, Whose Ances Tors For Many Generations Had Resided In That County, And Whose Immediate Relatives Owned At This Time The Fee Simple Of ...

John Mathews
Mathews, John, An Irish Ameri Can Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Born About 1744, And Settled With His Parents In South Carolina, Where He Was Ad Mitted To The Bar. Like The Rest Of His Race In America, He Was An Ardent And Fiery Opposer Of British Tyranny. He Went ...

John Morin Scott
Scott, John Morin, An Irish American Patriot Of The Revolution, Distinguished Himself By His Ability And Ardent Advocacy Of Resistance To British Authority In New York And Was A Member Of The Continental Congress From 1780 To 1783. ...

John Murphy
Murphy, John Mcleod, U. S. N., A Celebrated American Constructing Engineer, Was Of Irish Descent, Born In New York State In 1827. He Served In Mexico; Was Constructing Engineer In Brooklyn Navy Yard In 1866-7, And With The Army Of The Potomac And At Vicksburg In The War Of The ...

John Orr
Orr, John", A Revolutionary Patriot, Was Born In The Irish Settlement In New Hampshire Of Irish Parents, And Served Under His Countryman Stark. Was Distinguished For His Bravery, And Was Severely Wounded At The Battle Of Bennington. He Was Afterward Repre Sentative And Senator For New Hamp Shire, And Died ...

John Patton Emmet
Emmet, John Patton, A Talent Ed American Physician And Scientist Was Born In Dublin. April 8th, 1797 And Was Son Of Thomas Addis Emmet. He Came With His Parents To The United States And Was Partially Educated In West Point And Resided One Year In Italy. On His Return To ...

John Patton
Patton, John, An Irish- American Patriot Of The Revolution, Was Promi Nent Amongst The Patriots Of Delaware In Advocating Resistance To British Claims. He Was Sent As Delegate To The Continental Congress In 1785 And '86, And A Representative To The Federal Congress From '93 To '97. ...

John Philpot Curran
Curran, John Philpot, One Of The Greatest Of Forensic Orators, And Most Distinguished And Fearless Ot Pa Triots, Was Born In Newmarket, County Cork, Ireland, July 24, 1750. His Father Was A Petty Judge Of No Especial Note, But His Mother Was A Woman Of Deep Feeling, Full Of The ...

John Power
Power, John, A Distinguished Officer Of The Irish Brigade, Who Went To France After The Treaty Of Limerick As Colonel Of The Dublin Regiment Of Infantry. He Sustained The Reputation Of The Irish Name By His Gallant Conduct On Various Occasions, Participated In The Reduction Of Savoy And In Many ...

John Pugh
Pugh, John, An Able Pennsyl Vania Politician, Was Born About 1770 Of Irish Parents, And Acquired Distinction In His Native State By His Talents. He Re Presented Her In The Eighth Congress. ...