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Famous and Notable Immigrants, by Category

A collection of articles and resources about famous and notable immigrants who came to the Unites States to make their mark.
A Few Famous Names from the Past
A brief list of famous people who came through Ellis Island, from the American Park Network.
Father Edward Flanagan � Ireland � religion
Edward Flanagan was born on July 13, 1886 in Ireland. In the 1910s Father Flanagan moved to America. He developed an understanding for orphans and realized that children who were neglected often turned to crime. Flanagan opened his first boy's home on December 12, 1917 in an old Victorian mansion.
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