• Born date: 1920-01-04
  • Born in: Minnesota
  • Death date: 1996-04-27
  • Death in: MarylanD
William Colby

William Egan Colby (January 4, 1920 – April 27, 1996) spent a career in intelligence for the United States, culminating in holding the post of the director of central intelligence (DCI) from September 1973 to January 1976.During World War II Colby served with the Office of Strategic Services. After the war he joined the newly created Central Intelligence Agency.