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Bill Johnson may refer to:

Entertainment

  • William Manuel Johnson (1872–1972), known as Bill, American double bass player and founder of King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band
  • Bill Johnson (reed player) (1912–1960), American alto saxophonist, clarinetist, and arranger
  • Bill Johnson (banjoist) (died 1955), American jazz banjoist and guitarist
  • Bill Johnson (blues musician), Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • Bill Johnson (musical theatre actor) (1916–1957), American actor and singer of stage and screen
  • Bill Johnson (film and television actor) (born 1951), American actor known for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
  • Bill Johnson (New Zealand actor) (1924–2016), New Zealand actor
  • Bill Johnson (film editor), American film and television editor

Politics

  • Bill Johnson (Ohio politician) (born 1954), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Bill Johnson (Kentucky politician) (born 1965), unsuccessful Republican candidate for Secretary of State of Kentucky, 2011
  • William A. Johnson Jr. (born 1942), known as Bill, first African-American mayor of Rochester, New York

Sports

American football

  • Bill Johnson (defensive end) (1916–2002), American football defensive end
  • Bill Johnson (center) (1926–2011), American football player (San Francisco 49ers) and coach (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Bill Johnson (punter) (born 1944), football player with the New York Giants
  • Bill Johnson (running back) (born 1960), American football player
  • Bill Johnson (defensive tackle) (born 1968), American football defensive lineman
  • Bill Johnson (guard) (1936–2020), American football player
  • Bill Johnson (American football coach) (born 1955)

Baseball

  • Bill Johnson (1890s outfielder) (1862–1942), Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Bill Johnson (1910s outfielder) (1892–1950), Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Bill Johnson (catcher) (1895–1988), American Negro leagues baseball catcher
  • Bill Johnson (pitcher) (1960–2018), Major League Baseball pitcher

Other sports

  • Bill Johnson (footballer, born 1882) (1882–1952), Australian rules footballer for South Melbourne and St Kilda
  • Bill Johnson (footballer, born 1886) (1886–1964), Australian rules footballer for Essendon and Carlton
  • Bill Johnson (rugby league) (1916–1997), rugby league footballer of the 1930s, for Wales, and Huddersfield
  • Bill Johnson (cricketer) (born 1959), English cricketer, Durham CCC
  • Bill Johnson (skier) (1960–2016), American skier

Other people

  • Bill Johnson (pastor) (born 1951), American revivalist, pastor and author
  • Bill Johnson (author) (born late 1950s), science fiction writer
  • Bill Johnson (scientist) (1922–2010), British academic

See also

  • Bill Johnston (disambiguation)
  • Billy Johnson (disambiguation)
  • Will Johnson (disambiguation)
  • William Johnson (disambiguation)
  • Willie Johnson (disambiguation)
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