John Carroll (16 August 1891 – 4 October 1971) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
John Benson Carroll (born October 13, 1921 in The Pas, Manitoba; died December 1986) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1958 to 1969, and served as a cabinet minister in the governments of Dufferin Roblin and Walter Weir.
John Carroll (17 July 1906 - 24 April 1979 was an American actor and singer. He was born Julian LaFaye in New Orleans, Louisiana.
John Carroll is a former basketball head coach for the NBA's Boston Celtics. He coached the latter part of the 2003-2004 season, temporarily replacing Jim O'Brien who had resigned. At the end of the season he was replaced as head coach with Doc Rivers.
John A. Carroll (1899–1974) was a British astronomer and physicist. In the 1920s he worked at the Solar Physics Observatory, Cambridge, UK with F.J.M.
John Carroll (born 16 January, 1978) is an Irish sportsman. He is a half-forward on the Tipperary senior hurling team for 2006.
Bishop John Theodore Carroll, SJ, (January 8 1735 – December 3 1815) was the first bishop and archbishop in the United States — serving as the ordinary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore. He is best known as the founder of Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic school in the United States, and the Georgetown Preparatory School, the oldest Catholic day and boarding school in the United States. He is also the namesake of John Carroll University, which, like Georgetown University, is among the twenty-eight member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.
John Carroll was a Provisional Sinn Fein member and stood in Laois Offaly in numerous elections. He also contested seats for Offaly County Council, and for Birr Urban District Council (now Birr Town Council).