Simpson, a Philadelphia Policeman, was assigned to the
security detail for Vice President of the United States,
Joseph Biden. He was working with the Homeland Security,
Counter Terrorism unit. The occasion was Vice President
Biden’s visit to Philadelphia to attend the traditional
Army Navy football game December 8, 2012. Joe is the
great-great grandson of
“Yankee Pat” Tinneny
of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh, N.
Ireland; Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia. He is the
grandson of Mary “Mona” Tinneny and Edward Haughey and
the son of Mary Lee Haughey and Albin “Chick” Simpson.