EUGENE P. SHEEHY

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SHEEHY--Eugene Paul. Born October 10, 1922 at Wendell, MN. Received a BA from St. John's University, MN (1950), Library of Science degree from University of Minnesota (1952). Served in the U.S. Marine Corps December 1942-June 1946; discharged with the rank of Sergeant. Worked at Georgetown University Library 1952-53. Joined the Columbia University Libraries Reference Department in 1953, retiring as Head of the department in 1987. Edited the 9th and 10th editions of the Guide to Reference Books (1965-86). Passed away, February 26, 2013 at the age of 90 years. Survived by one sister, Ruth Beckman of Fergus Falls, MN and numerous nieces and nephews.

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 10, 2013
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