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Frederick Chamberlayne BILLARD Edit Profile

Rear Admiral Commandant , United States Coast Guard

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


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


Baltimore City College. United States Coast Guard Academy.


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.


Spouse Clara F. Prentis, April 24, 1920, New London, Connecticut.