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DONOVAN (Soundex D515) — See also DONAVAN, DONAVEN, DONIVAN, DONOVON, DUNOVANT, ODONOVAN.

  DONOVAN: See also John Woodbridge Beal — Donovan Bramwell — Donovan Carbaugh — Myron Donovan Crocker — Donovan Y. Erickson — Donovan H. Henry — William Henry McKeon
  Donovan, (need first name) — of Atlantic County, N.J. Socialist. Candidate for New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
Andrew Donovan Donovan, Andrew (b. 1868) — also known as Andy Donovan — of Belle Plaine, Scott County, Minn. Born in Green Isle, Sibley County, Minn., December 25, 1868. Democrat. School teacher; farmer; livestock shipping business; manufacturer of drain tile and cement products; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1916; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 21, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Donovan, Andrew D. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1925-27. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Andrew E. II — of California. U.S. Vice Consul in Warsaw, as of 1932; La Paz, as of 1938; Bogotá, as of 1943; U.S. Consul in San Jose, as of 1949. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Andy See Andrew Donovan
  Donovan, Austin J. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, B. T., Jr. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 51st District, 1979-83. Still living as of 1983.
  Donovan, Benjamin A. — of Manheim, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Manheim, Pa., 1893-98. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, C. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Carol A. — of Woburn, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980 (alternate), 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1996. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Donovan, Carol Smith (born c.1949) — of River Forest, Cook County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born about 1949. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Donovan, Catherine — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Charles D. — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Democrat. Mayor of Warwick, R.I., 1991-92. Still living as of 1992.
  Donovan, Chris — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Social worker; member of Connecticut state house of representatives 84th District, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Donovan, Chuck — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Georgia, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Donovan, Clarence W. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 4th District, 1911; defeated, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Clifford J. — of Lincoln, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 1st District, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Cornelius — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Cornelius M. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1862-67 (1st District 1862-64, 3rd District 1865-67). Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Dan See Daniel Michael Donovan, Jr.
  Donovan, Daniel F. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Daniel J. Donovan Donovan, Daniel J. (1874-1948) — of Meriden, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., 1874. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Meriden, 1909-12; mayor of Meriden, Conn., 1912-15, 1920-21; defeated, 1915. Died in 1948 (age about 74 years). Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Meriden, Conn.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Meriden Municipal Register 1914
  Donovan, Daniel J. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Mayor of Bristol, Conn., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Daniel Michael, Jr. (b. 1956) — also known as Dan Donovan — Born in Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y., November 6, 1956. Republican. Lawyer; Richmond County District Attorney, 2004-15; U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 2015-. Irish and Polish ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  Donovan, Dennis D. (1859-1941) — of Deshler, Henry County, Ohio. Born near Texas, Henry County, Ohio, January 31, 1859. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1890; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1891-95 (6th District 1891-93, 5th District 1893-95). Died in Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio, April 21, 1941 (age 82 years, 80 days). Interment at St. Augustine Cemetery, Napoleon, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Donovan, Dennis F. — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1940, 1944 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Dennis P. (d. 1966) — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Born in Emporium, Cameron County, Pa. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1947-50. Died, from a heart attack, in Rahway, Union County, N.J., February 27, 1966. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dennis W. Donovan (c.1864-1947); married to Anne Mailer.
  Donovan, Dick See Richard Joseph Donovan
  Donovan, Donald L. — American candidate for Delaware state senate 19th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Donovan, Donna — of Glastonbury, Hartford County, Conn. Reform candidate for Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Donovan, Edward J. — of Massachusetts. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Edward J. S. — of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Eileen Roberta (1915-1996) — Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., 1915. Served in Women's Army Corps during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, 1969-74. Female. Died, of chronic respiratory obstructive disease, in Spring Hill, Hernando County, Fla., December 19, 1996 (age about 81 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Donovan, Frank — of Illinois. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Frederick J. — of Atchison, Atchison County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Atchison, Kan., 1940-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, George R. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Gerald N. — of Sterling Heights, Macomb County, Mich. Mayor of Sterling Heights, Mich., 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Donovan, Howard — U.S. Vice Consul in London, as of 1922; Rio de Janeiro, as of 1924; U.S. Consul in Bahia, as of 1926-29; Kobe, as of 1932; Bombay, as of 1943. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, J. Rex — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Chillicothe, Mo., 1944-45. Member, American Legion. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, J. W. — Union Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Jacqueline T. — of Conroe, Montgomery County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Donovan, James — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James — of Montana. Montana state attorney general, 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James Augustine (b. 1889) — also known as James A. Donovan — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., August 25, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (alternate); delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion; Phi Delta Phi; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Donovan and Margaret (Sullivan) Donovan; married, August 24, 1918, to Elizabeth Coughlin.
  Donovan, James B. — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New York, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Donovan, James G. — of Rahway, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Rahway, N.J., 1955-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James George (1898-1987) — also known as James G. Donovan — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Clinton, Worcester County, Mass., December 15, 1898. Member of New York state senate 16th District, 1943; U.S. Representative from New York 18th District, 1951-57; defeated (Republican), 1956; Republican candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1958. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 6, 1987 (age 88 years, 112 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Donovan, James H. (1923-1990) — of Chadwicks, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in Marcy, Oneida County, N.Y., November 12, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; member of New York state senate, 1966-90 (51st District 1966, 46th District 1967-82, 47th District 1983-90); died in office 1990; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1980. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Represented Oneida County in the New York State Senate longer than any other senator in the history of the county. Died, of colon cancer, in Chadwicks, Oneida County, N.Y., August 31, 1990 (age 66 years, 292 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Clayville, N.Y.
  Donovan Middle School, and Donovan Hall, at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York, are named for him.
  Donovan, James J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Independence League candidate for New York state senate 6th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James J. (1890-1971) — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., December 29, 1890. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; received the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism at Grand Pre, France, in October, 1918; also received the Italian War Medal; Hudson County Freeholder, 1935-39, 1951-54; mayor of Bayonne, N.J., 1939-43. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Helped convince the U.S. Navy to locate a base in Bayonne. Died in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., April 27, 1971 (age 80 years, 119 days). Interment at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, N.J.
  Donovan, James M. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, James S. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 6th District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Jay J. — of Wilmington, Middlesex County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Donovan, Jeremiah (1857-1935) — of South Norwalk, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Conn., October 18, 1857. Democrat. Saloon keeper; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Norwalk, 1903-04; member of Connecticut state senate 26th District, 1905-08, 1911-12; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1913-15; defeated, 1914, 1916; mayor of Norwalk, Conn., 1917-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1920. Died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., April 22, 1935 (age 77 years, 186 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Norwalk, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Donovan, Jeremiah F. See Jerome Francis Donovan
  Donovan, Jerome Francis (1872-1949) — also known as Jerome F. Donovan; Jeremiah F. Donovan — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Stony Creek, Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., February 1, 1872. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1901-02; defeated, 1902; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1918-21; defeated, 1920. Died in Stony Creek, Branford, New Haven County, Conn., November 2, 1949 (age 77 years, 274 days). Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Donovan, Jerome M. — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Donovan, Jerry — of Nevada. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John (b. 1843) — of Bay County, Mich. Born in 1843. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 1st District, 1895-98; defeated, 1900, 1906; candidate for secretary of state of Michigan, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John See L. John Donovan
  Donovan, John A. — of Longmont, Boulder County, Colo. Democrat. Mayor of Longmont, Colo., 1901-03; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1912 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John C. — of Richmond Hill, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Queens County 5th District, 1920; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John C. — of Maine. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Donovan, John F. — of Mt. Morris, Livingston County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Livingston County Democratic Party, 1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John F. (b. 1897) — of Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Mass., April 26, 1897. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Third Suffolk District, 1923-26; member of Massachusetts state senate First Suffolk District, 1935-36; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John H. — of Huntington (now Shelton), Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Huntington; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, John J. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 24th District, 1963-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Donovan, John Joseph, Jr. (1913-1955) — also known as John J. Donovan, Jr. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 14, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1951-55 (24th District 1951-54, 26th District 1955); died in office 1955. Member, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick; Federal Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Delta Theta Phi. Suffered a heart attack, and died a few hours later, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 12, 1955 (age 42 years, 26 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. John J. Donovan and Harriet (O'Connor) Donovan.
  Donovan, Joseph L. (b. 1893) — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Champion, Marquette County, Mich., June 16, 1893. Democrat. Secretary of state of Minnesota, 1955-71; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1960, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1916 to Mary Noldin.
  Donovan, Joseph O. — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 20th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Joseph R., Jr. — of Virginia. Served in the Peace Corps; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Consul General in Hong Kong, 2008-09; U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, 2016-. Still living as of 2019.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Donovan, Joseph T. — of Sprague, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sprague, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Joseph W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1894-1911; defeated, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Josephine — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Kathleen A. — of Rutherford, Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 9th District, 1996; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Donovan, L. John — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Donovan, Leon E. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 9th District, 1953-56; member of Delaware state senate from Kent County 4th District, 1961-64. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Leslie D., Sr. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Member of Kansas state senate 27th District; elected 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Donovan, Louis P. — of Shelby, Toole County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Margaret — of Cerro Gordo, Piatt County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Donovan, Margaret M. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1989. Female. Still living as of 1989.
  Donovan, Michael J. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Minnie Terrell — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1962. Female. Still living as of 1962.
  Donovan, P. C. — of Pembina, Pembina County, Dakota Territory (now N.Dak.). Member Dakota territorial council, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Paul E. — of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Bridgeport, Conn., 1966-68. Still living as of 1968.
  Donovan, Peter A. — of Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Bayonne, N.J., 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Peter J. — of Bronx, New York County (now Bronx County), N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 30th District, 1910; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 21st District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Raymond James (b. 1930) — Born August 31, 1930. U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1981-85. Charged with fraud on a subway construction project in the Bronx, New York City; tried in 1987 and found not guilty. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Donovan, Rex See J. Rex Donovan
  Donovan, Richard — of Plymouth, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Richard Joseph (1926-1971) — also known as Richard Donovan; Dick Donovan — of Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif. Born in New Rochelle Hospital, New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., February 24, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; police officer; lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1965-69; municipal judge in California, 1969-71; died in office 1971. Catholic; later Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Kiwanis; Sons of the American Revolution. Suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and died soon after, in a hospital at Chula Vista, San Diego County, Calif., November 21, 1971 (age 45 years, 270 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Bonita, Calif.
  The Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, in San Diego County, California, is named for him.
  Donovan, Richard P. — of Newport, Sullivan County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Newport; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Robert — of Charlotte, Eaton County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Charlotte, Mich.; elected 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Shaun Lawrence (b. 1966) — also known as Shaun Donovan — Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., January 24, 1966. U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 2009-14; director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 2014-17. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Donovan, Susan K. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Donovan, Theodore M. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Donovan, Thomas — also known as Tom Donovan — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Manchester, N.H., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Donovan, Thomas F. — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Thomas F. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1919-25; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1929; Illinois Democratic state chair, 1929-31; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1933-37; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Tim — of New Hampton, Chickasaw County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Timothy E. — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives, 1906 (Huntington), 1912 (Huntington), 1932 (Shelton). Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Timothy F. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Second Suffolk District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, Tom See Thomas Donovan
  Donovan, Vergene — of Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Donovan, Walter E. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 15th District, 1915-16, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, William — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1884-85. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, William — of Silver City, Lyon County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1940, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, William B. — of Franklin County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1926, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, William E., Jr. — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Massachusetts state senate Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire & Franklin District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Donovan, William J. — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass. Mayor of Somerville, Mass., 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Donovan, William Joseph (1883-1959) — also known as William J. Donovan; "Wild Bill" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., January 1, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1922; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York, 1922-24; candidate for Governor of New York, 1932; general in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, 1953-54. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi. Received the Medal of Honor for action during World War I. During World War II, he founded and led the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, which later became the Central Intelligence Agency. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., February 8, 1959 (age 76 years, 38 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy P. Donovan and Anna (Lennon) Donovan; married, July 15, 1914, to Ruth Rumsey.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Donovan, William V. — of Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1904-05. Burial location unknown.


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