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File #: 16-5645    Version: 1 Name: CELEBRATING THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF FATHER WILLIAM SHERIDAN
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 9/29/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2016 Final action: 10/5/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF FATHER WILLIAM SHERIDAN WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Father William Sheridan is celebrating his 90th birthday on November 9, 2016; and WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan was one of eight children born and raised on the South Side of Chicago; and WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan attended St. Nicholas of Tolentine Grammar School and Mount Carmel High School; and WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan attended Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary for two years and Mundelein Seminary; and WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan was ordained as a Catholic priest by Cardinal Samuel Stritch in 1954; and WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan is the former professor, spiritual director and athletic director at Quigley Preparatory Seminary North; and WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan joined the teaching staff at Quigley Seminary and attended Notre Dame University where he received his Master Degr...
Sponsors: JOHN P. DALEY, TONI PRECKWINKLE (President), LUIS ARROYO JR, RICHARD R. BOYKIN, JERRY BUTLER, JOHN A. FRITCHEY, BRIDGET GAINER, JESÚS G. GARCÍA, GREGG GOSLIN, STANLEY MOORE, SEAN M. MORRISON, TIMOTHY O. SCHNEIDER, PETER N. SILVESTRI, DEBORAH SIMS, ROBERT STEELE, LARRY SUFFREDIN, JEFFREY R. TOBOLSKI
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CELEBRATING THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF FATHER WILLIAM SHERIDAN

WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Father William Sheridan is celebrating his 90th birthday on November 9, 2016; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan was one of eight children born and raised on the South Side of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan attended St. Nicholas of Tolentine Grammar School and Mount Carmel High School; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan attended Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary for two years and Mundelein Seminary; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan was ordained as a Catholic priest by Cardinal Samuel Stritch in 1954; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan is the former professor, spiritual director and athletic director at Quigley Preparatory Seminary North; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan joined the teaching staff at Quigley Seminary and attended Notre Dame University where he received his Master Degree in Classical Language; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan served as a teacher and mentor for students at Quigley South for 45 years and remains active and connected to the alumni at the school; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan remains active in the Catholic Church and continues to perform the sacraments and serve those in need of spiritual services in hospitals and senior homes; and

WHEREAS, Father William Sheridan also continues to avidly follow his beloved Chicago White Sox and Notre Dame sports; and

WHEREAS, all who know him will attest that Father William Sheridan is a kind and compassionate man, virtuous of character and gentle in spirit, admired and respected by his many friends and neighbors, and dearly loved by his family and his neighbors; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of Cook County that the Board does hereby offer its heartfelt congratulations to Father William Sheridan; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this t...

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