Milton Sayler (November 4, 1831 – November 17, 1892) was an American lawyer and politician who served as a three-term U.S. Representative from Ohio from 1873 to 1879. He was a cousin of Henry B. Sayler, who served in the U.S. Congress, representing Indiana.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 1st district
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879
|Preceded by||Ozro J. Dodds|
|Succeeded by||Benjamin Butterworth|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives|
from the Hamilton County district
January 6, 1862 – January 3, 1864
Serving with eight others
|Preceded by||seven others|
|Succeeded by||ten others|
|Born||November 4, 1831|
|Died||November 17, 1892 (aged 61)|
New York City
|Resting place||Spring Grove Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Miami University|
Cincinnati Law School
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Early life and careerEdit
Born in Lewisburg, Ohio, Sayler attended the public schools. He pursued classical studies and was graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1852. He studied law at the Cincinnati Law School. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sayler was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third, Forty-fourth, and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879). He served as chairman of the Committee on Public Lands (Forty-fourth Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1878 to the Forty-sixth Congress.
Later career and deathEdit
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- United States Congress. "Milton Sayler (id: S000101)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.