William Pierre Robert Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1894, graduate Royal Naval College, England, 1897.
Began as assistant naval constructor United States Navy, 1896, advanced through ranks to rear admiral Construction Corps, July 1, 1936. Served in Spanish-American War and Philippine campaign as assistant naval constructor. In World War as captain Construction Corps.
Decorated for service all 3 wars. Placed on retired list August, 1937. Technical assistant to president Bath (Maine) Iron Works Corporation since August, 1937.
Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Society Colonial Wars, Society American Military Engineers, National Aero. Association, Huguenot Society South Carolina. Club: Chevy Case (Washington).
Married Bessie H. Stark, March 19, 1902. Children: Robert Pierre, Elizabeth Stark (Mistress Robert Gilmor).