Famous McLoughlins from around the world
Several people with a variant of the McLoughlin surname have had successful careers in the sporting world. Steve McLaughlin was an American footballer who played for St Louis Rams in the NFL.
Kevin McLaughlin is a Dublin born Rugby Union player. Mike McLaughlin was a popular NASCAR driver in the 1990s. Joe McLaughlin was a Scottish soccer player who played for Chelsea in the 1980s.
Edward McLaughlin was a boxer and also a gangster in Charlestown, Boston in the 1950s. He was described by a gang boss as being: “Cuckoo and as hot-headed as they came.” During the Boston gang wars, Edward’s brother Bernard was murdered by a former friend turned rival gang boss, James ‘Buddy’ McLean.Edward responded by taking part in the murder of McLean’s driver along with his other brother George and another gang member. By then he was a hunted man. Rival gang members made a number of attempts on his life. In one attempt he lost a hand and in another he had his jaw broken. Eventually he was shot dead while he was on the way to George’s murder trial.
Sarah McLachlan is a Canadian singer songwriter who has had huge success in the music industry. She has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. She is best known for her emotional ballads and has won two Grammy awards.
Pat McLaughlin is an American singer songwriter from Waterloo, Iowa. He is known for his blues and country style. He has released nine albums throughout his career to date.
Jon McLaughlin is an American musician and songwriter. He has made four critically acclaimed albums.