Sean McGinnesPlayed by Ben Esler


A young Irish Catholic immigrant who came west to find fortune with his brother Mickey, Sean became estranged from his brother after Sean's unrequited infatuation with Protestant minister Ruth Cole drove a wedge between them. After finding work as Cullen's railroad accountant, Sean found his loyalties divided once again after Durant recruits him to work as his spy in Hell on Wheels. After getting mixed up in a murder investigation, Sean was shot and killed by Mickey.

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