Scanlon

Scanlon may refer to:

  • 8131 Scanlon (1976 SC), a main-belt asteroid discovered in 1976 and named for amateur astronomer Leo J. Scanlon
  • Atascadero State Hospital v. Scanlon, 473 U.S. 234 (1985), a case decided by the United States Supreme Court regarding Congress' power to abrogate the sovereign immunity of the states
  • Brooks-Scanlon Corporation 1 is a 2-6-2 steam locomotive at Steamtown National Historic Site in Pennsylvania
  • Scanlon, Minnesota, a small city in the United States
  • Scanlon Farm (also known as the Scanlon Log House), late 19th-century loghouse and farm in West Virginia, listed on the National Register of Historic Places (1988)
  • USS M. J. Scanlon (ID-3513), a United States Navy cargo ship in commission from 1918 to 1919

People with the surname Scanlon include:

  • A. G. "Butch" Scanlon, head coach of the Purdue University college football program (1918–1920)
  • Agnes Scanlon, American Democratic politician who served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1977–1978)
  • Albert Scanlon (1935–2009), English football player, senior career (1954–1966)
  • Bethany Kennedy Scanlon (born 1975), American author/speaker who writes for the Christian genre
  • Bill Scanlon (born 1956), American tennis player, the only professional ever to achieve a golden set
  • Bob Scanlon, professional football player for the Boston Astros in 1973
  • Craig Scanlon (born 1960), British guitarist, member of the band The Fall (1979–1995)
  • Dan Scanlon, animator, storyboard artist, and writer/director with Pixar
  • Denis Scanlon (born 1954), Australian rules footballer (Essendon, 1976–1981) who completed a doctorate and now works as a medical researcher
  • Dewey Scanlon (born 1899, date of death unknown), American football coach, head coach in the National Football League (1924–1929)
  • Eamon Scanlon (born 1954), Irish politician – Senator (2002–2007) and Teachta Dála (from 2007)
  • Eugene Scanlon (died 1994), American Democratic politician who served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1969–1974) and the Pennsylvania State Senate (1975–1994)
  • Eugene Scanlon, Jr., American judge of Common Pleas in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (1998–2009)
  • Glenda Scanlon, Senior Pastor of Abundant Life Church in Bradford, England
  • Hugh Scanlon (1913–2004), Australian-born British trade unionist, served as President of the Amalgamated Engineering Union (1968–1978), elevated to the House of Lords as Baron Scanlon (1979)
  • Ian Scanlon (born 1952), Scottish professional footballer (senior career: 1970–1986)
  • J. D. Scanlon, researcher of madtsoiidae, an extinct group of mostly Gondwanan snakes with fossils found in South America, Africa, India, Australia and Southern Europe
  • Jack Scanlon (born 1998), English child actor, played a lead role in the 2008 film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
  • Jack Scanlon (footballer) (born 1911, date of death unknown), Australian rules footballer (St Kilda, 1930–1936) and father of Peter Scanlon (VFL/AFL Commissioner, 1985–1992)
  • James Scanlon, actor who starred in the 2006 film Billboard America
  • Jefferson Scanlon, fictional character in the Isaac Asimov science fiction short story Half-Breed
  • Jestis Scanlon, fictional character on the BBC soap opera EastEnders
  • Jennifer Scanlon, author of biography Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown
  • Joseph Scanlon (died 1970), American Democratic politician who served in the Pennsylvania State Senate (1969–1970)
  • Joseph A. Scanlon, American Democratic politician who served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1935–1952)
  • Larimar Fiallo Scanlón known as Larimar Fiallo (born 1983), represented Dominican Republic in the Miss Universe pageant in 2004
  • Leo Scanlon, American amateur astronomer who co-founded the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh in 1929 and for whom 8131 Scanlon is named
  • Mark Scanlon (cyclist) (born 1980), Irish cyclist (amateur: 1992–2003, professional: 2003–2007)
  • Mark Scanlon (fighter), English welterweight mixed martial arts fighter based in Liverpool
  • Mary Scanlon (born 1947), Conservative politician and Member of the Scottish Parliament (1999–2006, 2007–present)
  • Michael Scanlon, American aide to Congressman Tom DeLay (R-TX) and later lobbyist working with Jack Abramoff
  • Michael Scanlon (baseball) (1843–1929), Irish-born Major League Baseball manager (1884–1886)
  • Michael Scanlon (poet) (1833–1917), Irish-born Fenian poet and statistician
  • Pat Scanlon (outfielder) (1861–1913), American Major League Baseball player (Boston Reds, 1884)
  • Pat Scanlon (third baseman) (born 1952), American Major League Baseball player (1974–1977)
  • Paul Scanlon, Senior Pastor of Abundant Life Church in Bradford, England
  • Pauline Scanlon, singer of contemporary and traditional Irish music
  • Peter R. Scanlon (1931–2009), American businessman, chairman and chief executive officer of Coopers & Lybrand (1982–1991)
  • Phil Scanlon (born 1976), English bassist who performed in the Scottish rock group Idlewild
  • Rich Scanlon (born 1980), American linebacker in the National Football League (from 2004)
  • Scott Scanlon, fictional character in TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 portrayed by Douglas Emerson in Seasons 1 and 2
  • Séamus Scanlon also known as 'Moosey' (born 1981), Irish Gaelic footballer (senior scene from 2002) and Gaelic Athletic Association All Star (2009)
  • T. M. Scanlon (born 1940), Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity at Harvard University
  • Terry Scanlon (1913–1996), Australian comedian and pantomime artist
  • Thomas E. Scanlon (1896–1955), Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania (1941–1945)
  • Walter J. Scanlon, alias of Walter Van Brunt (born 1891), American tenor who became involved in a scandal involving adultery and bigamy

Other articles related to "scanlon":

Scanlon Farm - Architecture - Exterior
... The farm's main structure is the Scanlon Log House, a two-story log structure built around 1840 by the Larimore family and acquired by the Scanlon ... The Scanlon Log House was constructed in two sections the east side being the original section built by the Larimore family and the western half was added around 1865 by Thomas ...
Stephen L. Braga - Michael Scanlon Representation
... Braga is representing Michael Scanlon's appeal to the United States Supreme Court to allow amendment to his plea bargain in 2010 with regard to the Abramoff Indian Casino lobbying scandal ... Braga is asking that Scanlon's agreement to renege on his agreement to reimburse the affected Indian tribes almost US$20 million, arguing that Scanlon had no fiduciary duty to the tribes ...
Scanlon Farm
... Scanlon Farm (also known as the Scanlon Log House) is a late 19th-century loghouse and farm overlooking Three Churches Run east of the unincorporated community of Three Churches, West ...
Séamus Scanlon
... Séamus 'Moosey' Scanlon (Irish - Séamas Ó Scanláin, born 1981) is an Irish Gaelic footballer with the Currow club, the St ... However Scanlon failed to establish himself as a regular until 2007 due to serious competition from William Kirby, Eoin Brosnan and Tommy Griffin ... Scanlon is now the senior midfield figure for Kerry since the retirement of the legendary Darragh Ó Sé in early 2010 ...
Shift-Work (album) - Track Listing - 2007 Reissue
... Movements I+II+III)" (Smith, Marcia Schofield) - 555 "Life Just Bounces" (Smith, Scanlon) - 413 (later re-recorded for Cerebral Caustic) "The Funeral Mix" (Smith ...