William Francis Raborn, Jr., (June 8, 1905 – March 6, 1990) was the United States Director of Central Intelligence from April 28, 1965 until June 30, 1966. He was also a career United States Navy officer who lead the project to develop the Polaris missile system and retired from the Navy in 1963 as a Vice Admiral.
|Director of Central Intelligence|
April 28, 1965 – June 30, 1966
|Preceded by||John McCone|
|Succeeded by||Richard Helms|
William Francis Raborn, Jr.
June 8, 1905
Decatur, Texas, U.S.
|Died||March 6, 1990 (aged 84)|
McLean, Virginia, U.S.
|Education||United States Naval Academy (BS)|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1928–1963|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Navy Distinguished Service Medal|
- Michael Wines (March 13, 1990). "William F. Raborn Is Dead at 84; Led Production of Polaris Missile". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-06-25.