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Mid-Hudson St. Patrick Parade Committee

Past Grand Marshals

 

1977 - John I. McCarey                    Former Middletown Councilman

1978 - Jack McCarthy                      WPIZ-TV Personality

1979 - Paul O'Dwyer                        Former New York City Councilman

1980 - John J. Finucane                   Northern Ireland Human Rights Activist

1981 - Denis P. Mulcahy                 Chairman Project Children

1982 - Jimmy McPhail                     Entertainer

1983 - Keara M. O'Dempsey          Northern Ireland Human Rights Activist

1984 - Leo M. O'Grady                   Prominent Local Irish Supporter

1985 - Most Rev. Austin B. Vaughn           Episcopal Vicar of Orange County

1986 - Dick Wells                             Prominent Radio Host

1987 - Martin Galvin                       Attorney and Spokesman for Irish Freedom

1988 - Dorothy Hayden Cudahy    Host of Irish Memories Radio Program

1989 - Mary Holt Moore                Gaelic Societies Council President

1990 - Douglas Garnham               President, Irish American Unity Conference

1991 - Christopher Turpin              Attorney and Irish Entertainer

1992 - Jim Kelly                                Local Irish Historian and Bagpiper

1993 - Marion Mohr Wild              Irish Historian

1994 - William J. Larkin, Jr.           State Senator

1995 - Patrick J. Colman                Supporter of Irish Heritage

1996 - John Greehy                        Past President of Division 2, A.O.H.

1997 - James Lynch                        President, Orange County A.O.H.

1998 - John Graham                       Past Parade Chairman

1999 - Mona Kehoe                        President, Middletown Irish-American Society

2000 - Seamus Comiskey               Past President, A.O.H. Orange County Board

2001 - Sr. Margaret Murphy, O.P.   Professor of World Religions and Celtic Spirituality at Mt. St. Mary College

2002 - Hon. John K. McGuirk        Supreme Court Judge

2003 - John Finnegan                     Past Director, District 8 A.O.H.

2004 - Jeremiah P. Quill                Past Parade Chairman

2005 - James Graham, Sr.              Irish Community Activist

2006 - Dennis P. Browne              Director, District 8 A.O.H.

2007 - Nancy Corrigan MacDonald  Founder Irish Heritage Festival

2008 - Thomas F. Flynn                  Past President of Division 1 A.O.H.

2009 - Mary Anne Garay               Past President L.A.O.H. Orange County

2010 - Annie Rabbitt N.Y.             State Assemblywoman, 97th District

2011 - Joseph Ronald Heppes      Past President of Division 4 A.O.H.

2012 - Bill Boss                                Educator and Past President of Greenwood Lake Gaelic

                                                           Cultural Society

2013 - Reverend John Logan, O.Carm      Chaplain for the AOH Father Emanuel Hourihan Division 4

2014 - Steohen O"Shea               Co-Founder and Past President of St. Brendan's GFC

2015 - Ann Slattery Michel         Past President of St. Therese LAOH, Division 4

2016 - Sister Ann Daly                Sister of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary,

                                                       Former Executive Director of Hospice Planning and Educational

                                                       Foundation, Inc.

 2017 - George W. Anderson   Past President AOH Division 1