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Jerry Sandusky

Retired American Football Player and Coach
Male
Born Jan 26, 1944

Gerald Arthur "Jerry" Sandusky is a retired American football coach and convicted serial child molester. Sandusky served as an assistant coach for his entire career, mostly at Pennsylvania State University under Joe Paterno (from 1969 to 1999), and was one of the most notable major college football coaches never to have held a head coaching position. He received Assistant Coach of the Year awards in 1986 and 1999.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1944 Birth Sandusky was born in Washington, Pennsylvania in 1944, the only son of Evelyn Mae (née Lee), an Irish Catholic homemaker who came from a small Pennsylvania coal-mining town, and Arthur Sandusky, whose parents, Edward and Josephine Sendecki, had immigrated from Poland to East Vandergrift, Pennsylvania. … Read More

TEENAGE

1955 11 Years Old He managed the 1955 Washington baseball team that won the Pony League World Series championship, the only team from Washington to win that championship. … Read More
1963 19 Years Old Sandusky played for Rip Engle at Penn State, starting at defensive end from 1963 to 1965.

TWENTIES

Sandusky married Dorothy "Dottie" (née Gross) in 1966, and together they have six adopted children. … Read More
1967 23 Years Old He was the assistant basketball and track coach at Juniata College in 1967 and the offensive line coach at Boston University in 1968.
1969 25 Years Old 1 More Event
He returned to Penn State in 1969 and remained there as an assistant coach until his retirement at the end of the 1999 season.

THIRTIES

1977 33 Years Old After retirement, Sandusky hosted many summer football camps and was active in The Second Mile, a children's charity he founded in State College, Pennsylvania in 1977. President George H. W. Bush praised the group as a "shining example" of charity work in a 1990 letter, one of that president's much-promoted "Thousand points of light" encouragements to volunteer community organizations.

FIFTIES

2002 58 Years Old Citing Sandusky's work with The Second Mile charity to provide care for foster children, then U.S. Senator Rick Santorum honored Sandusky with an Angels in Adoption award in 2002. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 63 Years Old On the second day of trial, "Victim 1", the youngest of Sandusky's alleged victims, testified to over 20 incidents of abuse, including unwanted and forced oral sex, by Sandusky during 2007 and 2008 while the boy was a participant in Sandusky's Second Mile program. … Read More
2008 64 Years Old An investigation was initiated by the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office into sexual abuse allegations against Sandusky in 2008. … Read More
…  After Sandusky retired as assistant coach at Penn State, he continued working with The Second Mile at Penn State, maintaining an office at the university until 2011. … Read More
On August 24, 2012, as reported by the Associated Press, the individual known as "Victim 1" who testified at the trial of Sandusky brought suit against Pennsylvania State University. … Read More
2013 69 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 30, 2013, Pennsylvania Judge John Cleland denied Sandusky's request for a new trial.
2014 70 Years Old On December 3, 2014, KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh reported that Sandusky received a letter from Penn State asking to renew his season ticket plan for the football team and attend a "recruiting" trip to a Penn State basketball game. … Read More
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