Bill Donovan

Bill Donovan may refer to:

*William Edward Donovan (1876 – 1923), pitcher and manager in Major League Baseball
*William Joseph Donovan (1883 – 1959), American soldier, lawyer and intelligence officer, best remembered as wartime head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)
*Billy Donovan (b. 1965), head coach of the Florida Gators men's basketball team
*Bill Donovan (baseball) (1916 – 1997), pitcher in Major League Baseball

ee also

*William Donovan


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