Geary

Geary, an Anglicized rendering of the Irish name O'Gadhra, has a number of meanings:

Geary as a surname:

  • Anthony Geary (1947– ), an American actor
  • Benjamin Handley Geary (1891–1976), a British soldier in World War I and a recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Bob Geary (police officer), a former San Francisco police officer best known for his ventriloquist's dummy, Brendan O'Smarty
  • Cynthia Geary, American actress probably best known for Northern Exposure
  • David C. Geary, an American academic psychologist
  • Sir Francis Geary, 1st Baronet (1709-1796), Royal Navy admiral
  • Francis Geary (1752–1776), a British officer (and son of Admiral Francis Geary) killed in the Ambush of Geary during the American Revolutionary War
  • Geoff Geary (1976– ), an American Major League Baseball player, relief pitcher, currently with the Philadelphia Phillies
  • George Geary (1893–1981) England cricketer
  • George Reginald Geary (1873–1954), mayor of Toronto, Ontario, Canada from 1910 to 1912
  • James Geary, London-based editor of Time magazine and author of The Body Electric.
  • John W. Geary (1819–1873), mayor of San Francisco, governor of the Kansas Territory, governor of Pennsylvania and general in the American Civil War
  • Joseph Geary, New York Times bestselling author
  • Roy C. Geary, (1896-1983), Irish social scientist
  • Thomas J. Geary, (1854-1929), U.S. Representative from California.

Geary as a place:

  • Geary County, Kansas
  • Geary, Oklahoma
  • Geary, Isle of Skye
  • Geary, New Brunswick
  • Geary Boulevard, a major thoroughfare in San Francisco, California

Geary can also refer to:

  • Geary Act, an 1892 U.S. government law that restricted the rights of Chinese immigrants in the United States
  • Geary baronets, a baronetcy in the baronetage of Great Britain
  • D. L. Geary Brewing Company, a microbrewery located in Portland, Maine.
  • Pat Geary, a fictional character in the film The Godfather, Part II
  • Roy Geary, a fictional character from the television show Prison Break


Other articles related to "geary":

Geary, New Brunswick
... Geary (2001 population 2,680) is a Canadian rural community in Sunbury County, New Brunswick ... parts Haneytown, Waterville-Sunbury, Geary, and French Lake ... Geary is best known as being the location of New Brunswick International Speedway, the largest auto racing track in Atlantic Canada ...
Sir Francis Geary, 1st Baronet - Further Advances
... Geary was promoted to Vice-Admiral of the Blue on 21 October 1762 ... Admiral Sir Charles Hardy in May 1780 led to Geary being recalled to service, despite being in poor health ... Geary put to sea, patrolling off Brest in the hope of preventing the joining of the French and Spanish fleets ...
Brian Geary
... Brian Geary (born 1980) is an Irish hurler who played as a centre-forward for the Limerick senior team ... Geary made his first appearance for the team during the 1999 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement after the 2012 championship ... Geary ended up an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion ...
Sir Francis Geary, 1st Baronet - First Commands
... Geary was promoted to command HMS Squirrel on 30 June 1742 ... Geary boarded the vessel and took her as a prize ... Geary then moved to command HMS Dolphin in early 1744, but was assigned to command HMS Chester on 17 February ...
List Of Defunct San Francisco Municipal Railway Lines - Defunct Streetcar Routes
... Geary Routes Route map EmbarcaderoE Union Montgomery PowellJ, K, L, M, and N Union SquareF Stockton Geary and Jones Geary and Van NessD and H Geary and Laguna Geary and Steiner Geary and Divisadero Geary ...