James Farquharson Leys Edit Profile
Doctor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, 1890.
Appointed assistant surgeon United States Navy, 1893. Promoted through grades to rear admiral and retired for age, January 1, 1932, with advancement to vice admiral for service on construction of Panama Canal, 1907-1910, being the first officer of any staff corps in the Navy to attain that rank.
Served afloat on United States Ship Chicago, Alliance, Helena, Vesuvius, Essex, New York and Flagship Wyoming (aide and fleet surgeon).
Married Gwendoleyne Mary Wigley, 1897. Children: Katharine Mary, James Farquharson, Gwendoleyne Mary, Martha Francesca.