Sadler, Thomas William (b. 1831)

Thomas William Sadler, of Prattville, was born near Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama, April 17, 1831; removed with his parents to. Jefferson County, Alabama, in 1833; received an academic education; removed to Autauga County, Alabama, in 1855; engaged in mercantile pursuits until the beginning of the late war between the States; volunteered and served in the division of the Confederate Army commanded by Gen. Joseph Wheeler; has been engaged in agricultural pursuit and the practice of law since 1865 ; was County Superintendent of Education from 1875 to 1884; was a Hancock Elector in 1880; and was elected to the Forty ninth Congress as a Democrat, receiving 10,773 votes against 218 votes scattering.
1. U. S. Congressional Directory, Washington, D. C., 1886, page 6.

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