logo logo

Frederick Chamberlayne BILLARD

Frederick Chamberlayne BILLARD, Rear Admiral Commandant, United States Coast Guard.

Background

  • BILLARD, Frederick Chamberlayne was born on September 22, 1873 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Jules F. and Lillian K. (Johnson) Billard.

  • Education

    • Baltimore City College. United States Coast Guard Academy.

    Career

    • Commissioned Ensign, 1896. Promoted through various grades. Superintendent, Coast Guard Academy, 1914-1918.

      Commanded United States Ship Aphrodite over seas, during World War. Appointed Commandant, United States Coast Guard, with rank of Rear Admiral, since 1924, re-appointed, since 1928.

    Connections

    • Spouse Clara F. Prentis, April 24, 1920, New London, Connecticut.
    See on larger map
    Born September 22, 1873
    Nationality