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William Sims

Born: Oct 15, 1858

Death: Sep 25, 1936

Birthplace: Port Hope

Profession: Writer

Nationality: Canada

William Sims

Date of Birth : Oct 15, 1858
Date of Death : Sep 25, 1936
Birth Place : Port Hope

William Sowden Sims was an admiral in the United States Navy who sought during the late 19th and early 20th centuries to modernize the navy. During World War I he commanded all United States naval forces operating in Europe. He also served twice as president of the Naval War College.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Historian
  • Military Officer

Also known as

  • William Sowden Sims

Awards Won

  • Pulitzer Prize for History
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