Category:William Joseph Donovan

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William Joseph "Wild Bill" Donovan (January 1, 1883 – February 8, 1959) was a United States soldier, lawyer and intelligence officer. Donovan is best remembered as the wartime head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). He is also known as the "Father of American Intelligence" and the "Father of Central Intelligence."

William J. Donovan 
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United States Army General, Medal of Honor recipient, and civil servant
Date of birth 1 January 1883
Date of death 8 February 1959
Washington, D.C.
Place of burial
Educated at
  • Columbia Law School
  • Office of Strategic Services
Member of political party
Position held
  • ambassador
Award received
  • Medal of Honor
  • Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
  • Purple Heart
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Sylvester
  • Freedom Award
  • Commander with Star of the Order of Polonia Restituta
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav‎
  • Grand Officer of the Order of Leopold
  • Commander of the Legion of Honour
  • Grand Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau
  • Croix de guerre 1914–1918
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