Henry B. Sayler

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Henry B. Sayler
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana
In office
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
Preceded byWilliam Williams
Succeeded byWilliam S. Haymond
Personal details
Born(1836-03-31)March 31, 1836
Montgomery County, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJune 18, 1900(1900-06-18) (aged 64)
Huntington, Indiana, U.S.
Resting placeMount Hope Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Military service
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War

Henry Benton Sayler (March 31, 1836 – June 18, 1900) was an American lawyer and politician who served one term as a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1873 to 1875. He was a cousin of Milton Sayler, who also served in the U.S. House of Representatives.


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.

Later career and death

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

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 10th congressional district

Succeeded by

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