Nov. 19, 1938 Born in Mansfield
1957 Graduates Mansfield High
1961 Graduates Drury College, Springfield, Mo.
1962 Graduates Andover Newton Theological School, Newton
CAREER IN MASSACHUSETTS
1962 – 1981 Teaches grades 5 through 8 in Foxborough
1963 – 1981 Volunteers as Scout Master, Troop 70,
1966 – 1981 Works as waterfront director, Cocasset River Park in Foxborough
CAREER IN FLORIDA
1981 Moves to Fort Myers, Fla.
1982 Receives Florida teaching certificate to teach Bible and elementary studies
1982 – 1990 Teaches at San Carlos Park Elementary School, Fort Myers
1980s – 1990 Works as camp director at Camp Miles Boy Scout Camp in Punta Gorda, Fla.
1986 – 1989 Accused of molesting a boy over three summers at Camp Miles
1990 Teaching certificate is revoked in Lee County, Fla.
1998 One alleged victim contacts Foxborough police, but nothing comes of it
2008 Police in Florida report that Sheehan is found wandering from his home. At some point after losing his teaching license, Sheehan worked for his son’s extermination business in Fort Myers, and was also a volunteer firefighter
August 2012 Eight men come forward in Foxborough with sexual abuse allegations; police and prosecutors go to Florida with warrant to arrest Sheehan and find he is ill in a nursing home in Fort Myers
September 2012 Attorney Mitchell Garabedian takes on four of the alleged
victims as clients
November 2012 Number of alleged victims rises to 23; alleged incidents spanned the years 1962 to 1980
SOURCES: Court documents; law enforcement officials in Foxborough and Florida; newspaper articles