Conor Lamb

Lamb in 2018, photo by Media Arts Department, Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA

Birth Name: Conor James Lamb

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: June 27, 1984

Ethnicity: Irish

Conor Lamb is an American politician, attorney, federal prosecutor, and U.S. Marine. A member of the Democratic Party, he was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, from April 12, 2018 to January 3, 2023.

Conor is the son of Catherine “Katie” and Thomas F. Lamb, Jr. Conor is married to Hayley Haldeman, with whom he has two children.

Conor’s paternal grandfather was Thomas F. Lamb (Thomas Francis Lamb, the son of James J. Lamb and Agnes Dunne). Thomas was born in Pennsylvania, and was a Democratic politician, who served as Leader of the Pennsylvania Senate, from January 5, 1971 to November 30, 1974. James was born in Pennsylvania, the son of Irish parents, Thomas Lamb, from Limerick, and Bridget Curneen, from Leitrim. Agnes was born in Abbeyknockmoy, Galway, Ireland, the daughter of James Dunne, from Cloonkeen, Galway, and Mary Bridget Rourke, from Drogheda, Louth.

Conor’s paternal grandmother is named Barbara Joyce.

Conor’s maternal grandfather was Michael John Walsh Gavin (the son of John Joseph “Jack” Walsh and Anna Sarah Moran). Michael was born in Liverpool, England. Conor’s great-grandfather John was born in Cloongowla, Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland, the son of Thomas Walsh and Bridget Hennelly. Anna was born in Derrynagower, Kilcolman, Mayo, Ireland, the daughter of John Moran and Bridget Gormally.

Conor’s maternal grandmother was Ann/Anne M. Sammon (the daughter of Austin Dominick/J. Sammon and Julia Henry). Ann was born in New York, to Irish parents, from County Mayo. Austin was born in Midgefield, Westport, Knappa, the son of Michael Salmon and Anne Malley/O’Malley. Julia was born in Tawnylough, Kilcolman, the daughter of Martin Henry and Ellen Melia.

Sources: Genealogy of Conor Lamb (focusing on his father’s side) –

Conor’s maternal grandmother, Ann/Anne M. Sammon, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Conor’s maternal grandmother, Ann/Anne M. (Sammon) Gavin Pervier –

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