Henry B. Sayler

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Henry Benton Sayler, Indiana Congressman.

Henry Benton Sayler (March 31, 1836 – June 18, 1900) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, cousin of Milton Sayler.

Born in Montgomery County, Ohio, Sayler moved to Clinton County, Indiana. He attended the common schools of the county. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1856 and commenced practice in Eaton, Ohio. During the Civil War served in the Union Army as lieutenant, captain, and major.

Sayler was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1874. He served as judge of the twenty-eighth judicial circuit court of Indiana 1875-1900. He died in Huntington, Indiana, June 18, 1900 and was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Henry B. Sayler (id: S000100)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-5-12
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Williams
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by
William S. Haymond

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