John McEnroe

by stlucas on February 14, 2017

Birth Name: John Patrick McEnroe, Jr.

Place of Birth: Wiesbaden, Hesse, West Germany (now Germany)

Date of Birth: February 16, 1959

Ethnicity: Irish, English

John McEnroe is an American professional tennis player.

He was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, to American parents, Katherine “Kay” (Tresham) and John Patrick McEnroe, Sr. He has two siblings, Mark and Patrick. They were raised in Douglaston, Queens, New York City.

He has five children, two with his wife, musician Patty Smith, and three with his former wife, actress Tatum O’Neal.

John’s paternal grandparents were John McEnroe and Kathleen. John’s grandfather John was from County Cavan, Ireland. Kathleen was from County Westmeath, Ireland.

John’s maternal grandparents were William J. Tresham and Florence M. Squires (the daughter of Jetur Halsey Squires and Sarah M. Maloney). Jetur was the son of Edwin Halsey Squires and Iantha Payne. Sarah was the daughter of Patrick Maloney and Mary Brown.

Sources: Genealogy of John McEnroe –

Genealogies of John McEnroe (focusing on his mother’s side) –

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