A biographical note for Mr Sheahan has not yet been prepared, however the following notes may assist in placing the records created by him into their context.
Born 3 September 1895 Tumut NSW
Educated- St. Patrick's College Goulburn. University of Sydney- LL.B.
1st AIF- 17 Battalion
Crown Land Department Staff until 1930
Married 10 September 1932
Minister for Health 1956-1965
Attorney General 1952-1956
Minister for Transport 1950-1952
Minister for Lands 1947-1950
Member of Legislative Assembly for Yass 1941-1950 and Burrinjuck since 1950
(Who's Who in Australia 1965 p.771)
William Francis Sheahan Q.C., LL.B. Minister for Health 15/3/1956-13/5/1965- Parliamentary Record Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly 1824-1999 Vol. VI p.276-279