The Harrington family in St. Louis, MO, 1910. Patrick (man at far right) came to America from Ireland in 1858, and fought in the Civil War in the Irish Brigade of Boston. Catherine Carney (third woman from left) was sent to America alone as a child during Ireland’s Great Famine. She and Patrick had eight kids, including my grandfather Charlie (left of Patrick) and (third man from right) Eddie, WWI veteran and father to famous American socialist Michael Harrington. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos