Born in 1963, Paul the youngest of three children to Peter F. and Elizabeth A. (Costello) Sheridan. Paul grew up in the Edgewood section of Cranston. He is a 1981 graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick.
Mr. Sheridan served in the United States Marine Corps, after which he graduated from The New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Mt. Ida College in Woburn, Massachusetts, in 1988.
He currently makes his home in Exeter with his wife Lisa Marie (Caruso) Sheridan and their two children, Casey and Brendan.