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Thomas William Sadler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
Preceded by Thomas Williams
Succeeded by James E. Cobb
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Thomas William Sadler

(1831-04-17)April 17, 1831
Russellville, Alabama
Died October 29, 1896(1896-10-29) (aged 65)
Prattville, Alabama
Political party Democratic

Thomas William Sadler (April 17, 1831 – October 29, 1896) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

Born near Russellville, Alabama, Sadler moved with his parents to Jefferson County, Alabama, in 1833. He pursued an academic course. He moved to Autauga County, Alabama, in 1855 and engaged in mercantile pursuits. During the Civil War volunteered and served in the division of the Confederate States Army commanded by Gen. Joseph Wheeler. He engaged in agricultural pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Prattville, Alabama. County superintendent of education 1875-1884.

Sadler was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1886. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Prattville, Alabama, October 29, 1896. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.

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