William S. Sims
Admiral William Snowden Sims, President of the Naval War College, 1917, 1919-1923, commanded all United States naval forces operating in Europe during the First World War. Sims attended the Naval War College in 1911 as part of the second Summer Conference. He remained as a student in the 1911-1912 "Long Course." Sims revolutionized the curriculum at the Naval War College during his tenure as President.