The son of a police officer, Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny is a Lieutenant Colonel and paratrooper in the Army Reserves. Sheriff Kilkenny has served as a federal prosecutor in the Army who has tried homicide, rape and serious crimes for more than 20 years. Lieutenant Colonel Kilkenny has served our country with distinction overseas in Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia, and South Korea and currently is assigned to the 153rd LOD in Horsham, PA. Since being discharged from Active Duty, Sean has become one of the top municipal and land use attorneys in Montgomery County representing taxpayers in many of the County’s local communities. Sheriff Kilkenny has served as Council president in Jenkintown and currently serves as a trustee of Montgomery County Community College. A Villanova University graduate, Sheriff Kilkenny holds a master's of public administration from the University of South Carolina and a law degree from Temple University. He also earned a master's degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.
Sheriff Kilkenny resides in Jenkintown with his wife the former Betsy Weand of Pottstown and his two daughters Madeline and Gabrielle.