Milton I. Southard
|Milton Isaiah Southard|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1879
|Preceded by||George W. Morgan|
|Succeeded by||Adoniram J. Warner|
October 20, 1836|
|Died||May 4, 1905
|Alma mater||Denison University|
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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