John Edward Patrick Gallagher, OC (July 16, 1916-December 16, 1998) was a Canadian geologist and businessman. Born in Winnipeg, Gallagher attended the University of Manitoba. He became a petroleum geologist working for a number of multinationals in California, Egypt, Latin America and Canada searching for oil.
(born May 27, 1977) is the head men's basketball coach at the University of Hartford. Gallagher was named the tenth head coach in the history of the Hartford Hawks program on April 16, 2010 by Director of Athletics Pat Meiser.