United States Naval Academy.
He served as the first commanding officer of the United States Ship Livermore (Doctor of Divinity-429) upon its launch in 1940. After his appointment, he advocated the diversification of the American Samoan economy. He also helped to increase the level American Samoan self-government, and was the first governor to serve alongside a Samoan legislature, the American Samoa Fono.
Huber was born on August 28, 1899 in Philadelphia, Illinois to parents Herbert Oliver and Nelle Davis Huber.
Upon arriving at the El Camino Hospital in Los Altos, California on June 16, 1967, Huber was pronounced dead. Huber was appointed to the United States Naval Academy on July 17, 1918.
He was the first commander of the United States Ship Livermore (Doctor of Divinity-429) upon its launch in 1940. On August 22, 1947, Huber relieved Harold Houser and took the office of Governor of American Samoa.
His assistant governor was Ralph Ramey.
Huber supported the opening of a cannery by famed aviator Harold Gatty, believing it would help diversify the American Samoan economy. During his term, the Samoans moved towards greater self-government. Under Huber"s encouragement, the legislature of the territory, the American Samoa Fono, convened for the first time.
As governor, Huber maintained certain powers over the legislature, including the power of veto.
This reversed the previous position of Governor Otto Dowling, who had claimed an act of the United States Congress would be required to form a legislature. He ceded the office to Thomas Francis Darden, Junior. on June 15, 1949.