Military officer

William H. Rowden

Quick Facts

IntroAmerican Navy admiral
Is Military officer
From United States of America
Type Military
Birth 12 May 1930, Woodsville, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Age90 years
Star signTaurus
United States Naval AcademyBachelor of Science


William H. Rowden (born May 12, 1930) was a vice admiral in the United States Navy. He is a former commander of the United States Sixth Fleet (from June 1981 – July 1983). He also served as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Surface Warfare) and Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command. He is a 1952 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. In retirement, he has served as a director of the Naval Historical Foundation.