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Caleb Blood Smith

Caleb Blood Smith
Personal data
Date of birthApril 16, 1808
Place of birthBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of deathJanuary 7, 1864(age 55)
Place of deathIndianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Political partyWhig, Republican
SpouseElizabeth B. Watton Smith
Alma materCincinnati College
Miami University
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer, Journalist
6th United States Secretary of the Interior
In officeMarch 5, 1861 - December 31, 1862
Succeeded byJohn Palmer Usher
Preceded byJacob Thompson

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Caleb Blood Smith (April 16, 1808 - January 7, 1864) was an American journalist and politician, serving in the Cabinet of Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

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