Robert Smith (cabinet)
United States Secretary of the Navy (1757-1842)
Robert Smith (November 3, 1757 – November 26, 1842) was the second United States Secretary of the Navy from 1801 to 1809 and the sixth United States Secretary of State from 1809 to 1811. He was the brother of Senator Samuel Smith.
|2nd United States Secretary of the Navy|
July 27, 1801 – March 4, 1809
|Preceded by||Benjamin Stoddert|
|Succeeded by||Paul Hamilton|
|5th United States Attorney General|
March 3, 1805 – August 6, 1805
|Preceded by||Levi Lincoln, Sr.|
|Succeeded by||John Breckinridge|
|6th United States Secretary of State|
March 6, 1809 – April 1, 1811
|Preceded by||James Madison|
|Succeeded by||James Monroe|
|Born||November 3, 1757|
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||November 26, 1842 (aged 85)|
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||Princeton University|
|Battles/wars||American Revolutionary War|