Caleb Blood Smith

Personal

Birthday: 
4/16/1808
Birthplace: 
Boston, MA
Date of Death: 
1/7/1864
Place of Death: 
Indianapolis, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Connersville, Indiana, 1828-1843
Editor, Indiana Sentinel, 1832
State representative, Indiana, 1832-1837, 1840-1841
Commissioner to collect assets and adjust debts, Indiana, 1837
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1843-1849
Member, board of commissioners to adjust claims against Mexico, 1849-1851
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1851-1859
Secretary of the Interior, 1861-1863

Education

Name of School: 
Cincinnati College (now University of Cincinnati)
Name of School - Second: 
Miami University, Ohio
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1828

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Indiana
President Nominating: 
Abraham Lincoln
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/22/1862
Termination Date: 
01/07/1864
Termination Reason: 
Death
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