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naval officer.

William Sims Farber, American naval officer. Decorated World War I medal with star, 1919; Mexican Campaign medal, 1914; Nicaraguan Campaign medal, 1927; Haitian medal, 1914; Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Legionaire; Legion of Honor (officer).

Background

Farber, William Sims was born on March 16, 1885 in Frankfort, Indiana, United States. Son of John Charles and Ruth Margaret (Sims) Farber.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1907. Postgraduate Naval War College, 1937-1938, Army Industrial College, 1932-1933.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1909, Lieutenant (junior grade), 1912, Lieutenant, 1915, lieutenant commander, 1919, commander, 1922, captain, 1933, rear admiral, 1941, vice admiral, 1945.

Membership

Clubs: Chevy Chase (Maryland.).

Connections

Married Louise Natlie Shafer, September 12, 1914.

father:
John Charles Farber

mother:
Ruth Margaret (Sims) Farber

spouse:
Louise Natlie Shafer