Morans Here and There
John J. Moran, a civilian clerk, volunteered to be bitten by a yellow fever infected mosquito to aid in the research for that disease. He did not get the disease, so they put him under a mosquito net with many infected mosquitos. He contracted the disease and survived forty years.
Monica Moran, known as the Pavlowa of the Ice Follies in 1949.
Kelly Moran, who with his brother Shawn, helped the U.S. team win the World Team Cup in motorbike racing in 1982, was the U. S. Motor Bike Champion in 1983 and 1984.>
< Shawn Moran, Kelly's younger brother who was the U. S. under 21 champ in 1981, U.S. National Champion in 1982 and Longtrack champ in 1983.
Patrick Moran, a Captain in the I.R.A.'s Dublin Brigade, was executed by the British for his alleged participation with Michael Collins in the killing of British Secret Service men in Dublin. Patrick Moran was also the President of the Dublin area National Union of Vintners, Grocers Allied Trade Assistants. There is a park in the Dublin area at Dun Laoghaire named Moran Park in his honor.
Paddy Moran was the goalie for the Quebec Bulldogs when they won the Stanley Cup. They repeated again in 1913.He is in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Donnie Moran, known as the 'Dirt Ripper' among national dirt racing fans won the National Dirt Car Racing League Championship in 1991, 1992, 1995 and 1999. He was inducted into the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame in August, 2002.
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