Eberle, Edward Walter
- Leo J. Daugherty
Eberle, Edward Walter (17 August 1864–06 July 1929), chief of naval operations, was born in Denton, Texas, the son of Joseph Eberle, a Confederate officer, and Mary Stemler. The family moved to Arkansas in 1865, and he grew up in Fort Smith, where he attended the local schools. He received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, graduating in 1885....