|11th Mayor of Charleston|
|Preceded by||Thomas Roper|
|Succeeded by||David Deas|
New York,New York
|Spouse(s)||Mary Somersall (m. 1793)|
John Ward (February 14,1767 –September 19,1816) was the eleventh intendent (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term from 1801 to 1802.
Ward was born on February 14,1767,to Joshua Ward and Sarah McCall. He was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 1787,married Mary Somersall in 1793,and then was elected intendant on September 14,1801.Ward represented St. John's Parish (Colleton County) in the South Carolina State House during four General Assemblies,1791–1797. Between 1798 and 1809,he represented the area in the South Carolina Senate.
Ward died on September 19,1816,and is buried in Trinity Churchyard,New York City.
Charleston is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina,the county seat of Charleston County,and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston metropolitan area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline on Charleston Harbor,an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley,Cooper,and Wando rivers. Charleston had a population of 150,277 as of the 2020 U.S. Census. The 2020 population of the Charleston metropolitan area,comprising Berkeley,Charleston,and Dorchester counties,was 799,636 residents,the third-largest in the state and the 74th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.
Richard Hutson was a Founding Father of the United States and an American lawyer,judge,and politician from Charleston,South Carolina. He was born in June 1747 to Rev. William Hutson and Mary Hutson. His family moved to Charleston in 1756 when his father was the pastor at the Circular Congregational Church. After having been educated in Charleston as a child,he attended Princeton.
John Lowell was a delegate to the Congress of the Confederation,a Judge of the Court of Appeals in Cases of Capture under the Articles of Confederation,a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Circuit Court for the First Circuit.
Jacob Read was an American lawyer and politician from Charleston,South Carolina. He represented South Carolina in both the Continental Congress (1783–1785) and the United States Senate (1795–1801).
Joseph Patrick Riley Jr. is an American politician who was the Mayor of Charleston,South Carolina. He was one of the longest serving mayors in the United States that is still living,having served 10 terms starting on December 15,1975,and ending on January 11,2016.
Joseph Alston was the 44th Governor of South Carolina from 1812 to 1814.
John Rutledge was an American Founding Father,politician,and jurist who served as one of the original associate justices of the Supreme Court and the second chief justice of the United States. Additionally,he served as the first President of South Carolina and later as its first governor after the Declaration of Independence.
The following is a timeline of the history of Charleston,South Carolina,USA.
The Middleton-Pinckney House is a historic three-story home built on a raised basement at 14 George Street,Charleston,South Carolina in the Ansonborough neighborhood. Frances Motte Middleton began construction of the house in 1796 after purchasing a second lot adjacent to one bought by her father on George St. The house was completed by her and her second husband,Maj. Gen. Thomas Pinckney,whom she married in 1797.
Johann Andreas Wagener was the forty-third mayor of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term from 1871 to 1873. He also served as an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
John Gadsden was the twenty-eighth mayor of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two terms from 1827 to 1829. John Gadsden was born on March 4,1787,to Philip Gadsden (1761–1824) and Catherine (Edwards) Gadsden (1766–1816). He was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1819 and was the U.S. Attorney for South Carolina from 1820 to 1831. On September 3,1827,Gadsden was elected to a second term as intendent of Charleston,defeating N.G. Cleary by a vote of 655 to 281. He died January 24,1831,and he is buried at St. Philip's Church in Charleston,South Carolina.
Elias Horry was a lawyer,politician,businessman and plantation owner who twice served in the South Carolina General Assembly as well as the intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two terms from 1815 to 1817 and 1820 to 1821.
Daniel Stevens was the twenty-fourth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving from 1819 to 1820.
John Dawson Jr. was the sixteenth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two terms from 1806 to 1808.
Thomas Rhett Smith was the twenty-first intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving from 1813 to March 1815.
John Edwards (1760–98) was the eighth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two terms from 1795 to 1797.
John Bee Holmes was the seventh intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term between 1794 and 1795.
Thomas Winstanley was the eighteenth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term between 1804 and 1805. He had been elected as a warden for Charleston on September 23,1801. On October 5,1803,he was elected intendant pro tem during the absence of the intendant.
James Reid Pringle was the thirtieth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term from 1830 to 1831.
Thomas Jones was the fifth intendent (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term from 1789 to 1790.