Prominent Catholic Americans

Catholics have been a cornerstone of American history and culture since its founding, making their mark in politics, the arts, military, law, science, entertainment, the church, and other fields of endevor.

Joe BidenPoliticians

John F. Kennedy - 35th President of the United States
Tom Ridge - Pennsylvania Governor
Joseph Biden - Vice President of the United States
Robert P. Casey, Jr. - Pennsylvania Senator
Fiorello La Guardia - Mayor of New York City

Supreme Court Justices

Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy - United States Supreme Court Justice
Anthony Scalia - United States Supreme Court Justice
John G. Roberts - Chief Justice, United States Supreme Court

American Saints

Saint John Neumann - Fourth Bishop of Philadelphia
Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini - Patron Saint of Immigrants
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton - First native-born U.S. citizen to be canonized
Saint Katharine Drexel - Founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament

Jack KerouacAuthors

Gene Wolfe - science fiction writer
Jack Kerouac - author

Science & Technology

Enrico Fermi - Scientist


Melinda Gates - Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Thomas Monaghan - Founder, Domino's Pizza

Jim ThorpeEntertainment and Sports

Frank Sinatra - actor and singer
Sylvester Stallone - actor
Will Smith - actor
Jim Thorpe - Professional football player and Olympian