John J. Donovan Jr.

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John J. Donovan Jr. (February 14, 1913 – March 12, 1955) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


He was born on February 14, 1913, in the Bronx, New York City, the son of Dr. John J. Donovan and Harriet (O'Connor) Donovan. He attended St. Jerome's Academy. Fordham University[1]

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1951 to 1955, sitting in the 168th, 169th and 170th New York State Legislatures.

He died on March 12, 1955, in St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Manhattan, of a heart attack.[2]

James B. Donovan (1916–1970), a lawyer and Cold War era negotiator, was his brother.


  1. ^ New York Red Book (1951; pg. 117)
  2. ^ JOHN DONOVAN JR., A STATE SENATOR in the New York Times on March 13, 1955 (subscription required)
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