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Francis Joseph Sheeran
October 25, 1920
Darby, Pennsylvania, U. S.
|Died||December 14, 2003 (aged 83)|
|Occupation||Labor union official|
|Organization||International Brotherhood of Teamsters|
|Known for||I Heard You Paint Houses|
(m. 1946; div. 1968)
|Allegiance||Bufalino crime family|
|Criminal penalty||Sentenced to 32 years, released after 13.|
|Killed||25 to 30 claimed, none confirmed|
Sheeran was a figure in the corruption of unions by organized crime. Sheeran claimed to have killed Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa in 1975. He is played by Robert De Niro in the 2019 Netflix The Irishman directed by Martin Scorsese.
References[change | change source]
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Kaplan, Michael (19 November 2017). "The 'real' story of the man who murdered Jimmy Hoffa". New York Post. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
- Brandt, Charles (2004). "I Heard You Paint Houses": Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and the Inside Story of the Mafia, the Teamsters, and the Last Ride of Jimmy Hoffa. Hanover, New Hampshire: Steerforth Press. ISBN 978-1-58642-077-2. OCLC 54897800.
- Bell, Breanna (July 31, 2019). "Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' Trailer Teams Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci". Variety. Archived from the original on July 31, 2019. Retrieved July 31, 2019.