|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
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. He served as member of the Ohio House of Representatives in 1862 and 1863. He served as member of the Cincinnati City Council in 1864 and 1865.
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. He moved to New York City and resumed the practice of his profession. He died in that city November 17, 1892. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
- United States Congress. "Milton Sayler (id: S000101)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Works by or about Milton Sayler at Internet Archive
- Milton Sayler at Find a Grave
- Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. 1900. .
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Ozro J. Dodds
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st congressional district