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 by George W. Morgan
Succeeded by Adoniram J. Warner
Personal details
Born (1836-10-20)October 20, 1836
Hanover, Ohio
Died May 4, 1905(1905-05-04) (aged 68)
Zanesville, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Denison 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.

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