Schuyler Merritt (December 16, 1853 - ], 1953) was a United States Representative from Connecticut. He was born in New York City. He moved with his parents to Stamford, Connecticut in 1855. He prepared for college at private schools in that city and was graduated from Yale College in 1873 and from Columbia Law School, New York City in 1876. He was interested in the manufacture of locks and keys and also engaged in banking from 1877-1917.
Merritt was member of the Connecticut constitutional convention in 1904 and a member of the State board of education 1910-1916. He was later a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916. He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Ebenezer J. Hill. He was reelected to the Sixty-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from November 6, 1917, to March 3, 1931. He was unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 but was again elected to the Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1933 -J anuary 3, 1937). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress. After leaving Congress, he continued his interests in the Yale & Towne Manufacturing Company and the First Stamford National Bank. He died in Stamford in 1953 and was buried in Woodland Cemetery.