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date: 08 April 2020

Strong, Caleblocked

(09 January 1746–07 November 1819)
  • David L. Sterling


Strong, Caleb (09 January 1746–07 November 1819), lawyer and politician, was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, the son of Caleb Strong, a tanner, and Phebe Lyman. First educated by Reverend Samuel Moody in York, Maine, Strong entered Harvard College at the age of fifteen. He graduated in 1764. After a bout with smallpox that impaired his eyesight for the remainder of his life, he studied law with ...

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