Milton I. Southard

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Milton Isaiah Southard
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879
Preceded byGeorge W. Morgan
Succeeded byAdoniram J. Warner
Personal details
Born(1836-10-20)October 20, 1836
Hanover, Ohio
DiedMay 4, 1905(1905-05-04) (aged 68)
Zanesville, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materDenison University

Milton Isaiah Southard (October 20, 1836 – May 4, 1905) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Hanover, Ohio, Southard completed preparatory studies. He was graduated from the Denison University, Granville, Ohio. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1863 and commenced practice in Toledo, Ohio. He served as prosecuting attorney for Muskingum County, Ohio, from 1867 to 1871.

Southard 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 Territories (Forty-fourth Congress). He moved to New York City and practiced law. He died in Zanesville, Ohio, May 4, 1905. He was interred in Woodlawn Cemetery, Zanesville.


  • United States Congress. "Milton I. Southard (id: S000688)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Morgan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Adoniram J. Warner