Robert Smith (cabinet)

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Robert Smith
2nd United States Secretary of the Navy
In office
July 27, 1801 – March 4, 1809
Preceded by Benjamin Stoddert
Succeeded by Paul Hamilton
5th United States Attorney General
In office
March 3, 1805 – August 6, 1805
Preceded by Levi Lincoln, Sr.
Succeeded by John Breckinridge
6th United States Secretary of State
In office
March 6, 1809 – April 1, 1811
President James Madison
Preceded by James Madison
Succeeded by James Monroe
Personal details
Born November 3, 1757(1757-11-03)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died November 26, 1842(1842-11-26) (aged 85)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Political party Democratic-Republican
Alma mater Princeton University
Profession Politician, Lawyer
Religion Presbyterian
Military service
Service/branch Continental Army
Battles/wars American Revolutionary War

Robert Smith (November 3, 1757November 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.