JOSEPH T. SHEEHAN, LT, USN
Joseph Sheehan '23
Date of birth: January 23, 1900
Date of death: December 27, 1934
From the 1923 Lucky Bag:
HONOLULU - December 27, 1934 - Lieutenant Joseph Thomas Sheehan, U.S.N., attached to the USS Beaver, was found dead here today with his throat slashed. The police said it apparently was a case of suicide.
A real estate man found the body in a vacant house next door to Lieuenant Sheehan's residence. Mrs. Sheehan identified the body as that of her husband. Naval authorities began an investigation.
He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery; he was survived by his wife, parents, and five siblings.
Memorial Hall Error
Suicide is not a criteria for entry into Memorial Hall.