Intendants and Mayors of Charleston


Intendants, 1783-1836

1783 – Richard Hutson

1785 – Arnoldus Vanderhorst

1786 – John Faucherhaud Grimke

1788 – Rawlins Lowndes

1789 – Thomas Jones

1790 – Arnoldus Vanderhorst

1792 – John Huger

1794 – John B. Holmes

1795 – John Edwards

1797 – Henry William DeSaussure

1799 – Thomas Roper

1801 – John Ward

1802 – David Deas

1803 – John Drayton

1804 – Thomas Winstanley

1805 – Charles B. Cochran

1806 – John Dawson, Jr.

1808 – Benjamine Boyd

1808 – William Rouse

1810 – Thomas McCalla

1812 – Thomas Bennett

1813 – Thomas Rhett Smith

1815 – Elias Horry

1817 – John Geddes

1819 – John Geddes

1819 – Daniel Stevens

1820 – Elias Horry

1821 – James Hamilton

1823 – John Geddes

1824 – Samuel Prioleau

1825 – Joseph Johnson

1827 – John Gadsden

1829 – Henry L. Pinckney

1830 – James R. Pringle

1831 – Henry L. Pinckney

1833 – Edward W. North


Mayors, 1837-present

1836 – Robert F. Hayne

1837 – Henry L. Pinckney

1840 – Jacob F. Mintzing

1842 – John Schnierle

1846 – T. Leger Hutchinson

1850 – John Schnierle

1852 – T. Leger Hutchinson

1855 – W. Porcher Miles

1857 – Charles MacBeth

1865 – Peter C. Gaillard

1868 – February 19 to March 6 – Gen. W.  W. Burns, US Military

1868 – March 7 to July 5 – Col. Milton Cogswell, US Military

1868 – July 6 to November 10 – G. W. Clark, US Military

1868 – Gilbert Pillsbury

1871 – John A. Wagener

1873 – G. I. Cunningham

1877 – William W. Sale

1878 – William Ashmead Courtenay

1887 – George D. Bryan

1891 – John F. Ficken

1895 – J. Adger Smyth

1903 – R. Goodwyn Rhett

1911 – John P. Grace

1915 – Tristram T. Hyde

1919 – John P. Grace

1923 – Thomas Porcher Stoney

1931 – Burnet R. Maybank

1938 – Henry W. Lockwood

1944 – E. Edward Wehman, Jr.

1947 – William McGillivray Morrison

1959 – J. Palmer Gaillard

1975 – Arthur B. Shirmer, Jr.

1976 – Joseph P. Riley, Jr.

2015—John Tecklenburg