Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

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The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, or The Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland, is an American social organization for Irish-Americans founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 17 (St. Patrick's Day), 1771.

General Stephen Moylan was one of society's organizers and its first president. Other founding members included:

Other early members included:

Honorary members included:

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  • Campbell, John H., History of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and of the Hibernian Society for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland, March 17, 1771-March 17, 1892. Philadelphia, 1892.

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