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  • Joan Blondell (1906 - 1979)
    Rose Joan Blondell was an American actress. Born into a vaudeville family in New York City, Blondell was a sexy, wisecracking, blonde pre-Hays Code staple of Warner Brothers who appeared in more than 1...
  • Cyrus West Field (1819 - 1892)
    Cyrus West Field (November 30, 1819–July 12, 1892) was an American businessman and financier who led the Atlantic Telegraph Company, the company that successfully laid the first telegraph cable acros...
  • Patricia Neal (1926 - 2010)
    Patricia Neal (January 20, 1926 – August 8, 2010)[1] was an American actress of stage and screen. She was best known for her roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1...
  • Madam C. J. Walker (1867 - 1919)
    I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of...
  • Bvt. Brig. Gen. John Jacob Astor III (1822 - 1890)
    John Jacob Astor III (June 10, 1822 – February 22, 1890) was the elder son of William Backhouse Astor, Sr. and the wealthiest member of the Astor family in his generation. He was the founder of the...

Irvington, also known as Irvington-on-Hudson, is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, 20 miles north of midtown Manhattan in New York City.

Early settlers

Notable residents

  • Madam C. J. Walker, businesswomen; America's first female millionaire
  • Charles Lewis Tiffany, jeweler; founder of Tiffany & Co.
  • Cyrus West Field, businessman and financier; founded the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable
  • Chauncey Depew, railroad executive and politician; president of the New York Central Railroad System and a United States Senator from New York
  • John Jacob Astor III, fur trader and real estate investor; once wealthiest man in America
  • Frank Jay Gould, philanthropist; son of Jay Gould
  • Amzi Lorenzo Barber, the asphalt king
  • Justine Bayard Cutting Ward, who developed the Ward method of music education
  • Frederick W. Guiteau and David Dows, who made their millions in grain commissions and railroads
  • Albert Bierstadt, a noted landscape painter
  • Stan Getz, jazz saxophonist
  • Patricia Neal, actress of stage and screen; best-known for role in The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Ted Mack, host of Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour on television
  • Joan Blondell, actress
  • Mike Todd, theatre and film producer; best-known for his production of Around the World in Eighty Days
  • William Black, silent film actor
  • Julianna Rose Mauriello, the star of the children's television series LazyTown
  • Jack Cassidy, actor of stage, film and screen
  • Shirley Jones, singer and actress of stage, film and television
  • Clarence Day, author
  • Meredith Vieira, Today Show co-host (-present)
  • Storm Field, ABC News weatherman (-present)
  • Jon Scott, Fox News newscaster (-present)
  • Debra Winger, actress (-present)
  • Arliss Howard, actor, writer and film director (-present)
  • Robert K. Massie, writer (-present)
  • Eileen Fisher, designer (-present)
  • Julius La Rosa, singer (-present)
  • Bob James, jazz musician (-present)
  • Peter Martins, choreographer (-present)
  • Monica Getz, co-founder of Sesame Workshop (-present)
  • Rev. Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Unification Church