Jacob F. Mintzing
|33rd Mayor of Charleston|
1840 –March 14, 1842
|Preceded by||Henry Laurens Pinckney|
|Succeeded by||John Schnierle|
|Died||March 14, 1842|
Jacob F. Mintzing was the thirty-third mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving from 1840 until his death in office on March 14, 1842, from stomach cancer.
Mintzing was reelected as mayor of Charleston on September 6, 1841.
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Burnet Rhett Maybank was a US senator, the 99th governor of South Carolina, and mayor of Charleston, South Carolina. He was the first governor from Charleston since the Civil War and one of only twenty people in United States history to have been elected mayor, governor, and United States senator. During his tenure in the Senate, Maybank was a powerful ally of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. His unexpected death on September 1, 1954, from a heart attack, led to Strom Thurmond being elected senator.
Scholars have identified more than 1,500 African American officeholders who served during the Reconstruction Era (1865–1877) after passage of the Reconstruction Acts in 1867 and 1868 as well as in the years after Reconstruction before white supremacy, disenfranchisement, and the Democratic Party fully reasserted control in Southern states. Historian Canter Brown, Jr. noted that in some states, such as Florida, the highest number of African Americans were elected or appointed to offices after 1877 and the end of Reconstruction. The following is a partial list some of the most notable of the officeholders pre–1900.
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William W. Sale was the forty-fifth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving one term from 1877 to 1879. He was born in September 1819 in South Carolina and married Edith Cleapor in about 1871. Before being elected, Sale worked as a teller at the First National Bank in Charleston. Sale was endorsed by the Charleston News & Courier, and he was elected on December 11, 1877 by a margin of 5,288 to 1,924 in an election again D.F. Fleming. Sale was inducted on December 17, 1877. As mayor, Sale lived on Chinquapin Street. After leaving office, he was the master of the Charleston Alms House. In 1900, he was living in Summerville, South Carolina.
John Schnierle (1808–1861) was the thirty-fourth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving from 1842 to 1846. He was sworn into another term as mayor of Charleston on September 6, 1843. While mayor, he lived at 31 Pitt Street. He died on April 14, 1861, and is buried at Magnolia Cemetery. In September 1851, he defeated T. Leger Hutchinson by a vote of 1,334 to 1,282.
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Henry Laurens Pinckney
| Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina |