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John Robert Sheridan

John Robert Sheridan, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1973, Delaware 1975, United States District Court Delaware 1976.

Background

  • Sheridan, John Robert was born on October 8, 1944 in Upland, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Paul and Theresa Valerie (Dawson) Sheridan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Delaware, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Baltimore, 1972.

    Career

    • Law clerk Herlihy & Herilhy, Wilmington, Delaware, 1971—1972. Assistant city solicitor City of Wilmington, 1973—1998, first assistant, 1998—2000, city solicitor, since 2001. With United States Army Reserve, 1966-1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1973, Delaware 1975, United States District Court Delaware 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member City Democratic Committee, Wilmington, 1977—1994. Alternate delegate State Democratic Committee, Delaware, 1984, regular delegate, 1988. Member Frawley for Wilmington, 1984, 1988, Citizens for Biden, since 1970, Maloney for Senate, 1976.

    Member of American Bar Association, Delaware Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Kiwanis Club of Wilmington (president 1998-1999), Sierra Club.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Bigelow, August 18, 1973. Children: Daniel, Timothy.
    • father: John Paul Sheridan
    • mother: Theresa Valerie (Dawson) Sheridan
    • spouse: Barbara Ann Bigelow
    • children: Daniel Sheridan
    • Timothy Sheridan
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    Born October 8, 1944
    (age 73)
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