|26th Mayor of Charleston|
|Preceded by||John Geddes|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Johnson|
Samuel Prioleau was the twenty-sixth mayor of Charleston,South Carolina,serving from 1824 to 1825.
In 1820,Prioleau was elected to serve as a representative in the South Carolina House of Representatives for Charleston.He was well suited for service on the Judiciary Committee given his legal training. In 1825,he was made Recorder of the City by the City Council of Charleston.
His son,Charles K. Prioleau,was a cotton merchant who became the primary financial agent for the Confederacy in England during the American Civil War.
Barnard Elliot Bee Sr. (1787–1853) was an American attorney and politician. A native of South Carolina,he,with his family,was an early settler of the Republic of Texas. He became a political leader there,serving in several political-appointee positions in the republic.
The following are events from the year 1825 in the United States.
John Ewing Colhoun was a United States Senator and lawyer from South Carolina.
Thomas Bennett Jr. was an American businessman,banker and politician,the 48th Governor of South Carolina from 1820 to 1822. A respected politician,he had served several terms in the state legislature since 1804,including four years as Speaker of the House,and a term in the state Senate.
David Shepherd Garland was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.
The 1802 and 1803 United States Senate elections were elections for the United States Senate which resulted in the Democratic-Republican Party maintaining and expanding their majority of seats.
Doggett's Repository of Arts was an art gallery in Boston,Massachusetts,located at 16 Market Street. Its proprietor,John Doggett,was a gilder and framer with a retail shop near the gallery. The gallery exhibited originals and copies of works by European masters such as Titian,Rembrandt,Watteau,and David,and a few American artists,such as Thomas Sully,Gilbert Stuart,Samuel F.B. Morse,Rembrandt Peale,and William Dunlap. By July 1825,the gallery was converted into retail space for Doggett's frame,mirror and carpet business.
Joseph Johnson (1776–1862) was the twenty-seventh mayor of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two terms from 1825 to 1827. He was re-elected to his second term on September 4,1826. He also was the president of the Branch Bank of the United States from 1818 until its close and authored a work titled "Traditions of South Carolina." Johnson died on October 6,1862,in Pineville,South Carolina and is buried at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Charleston. In his youth he operated the leading drug store in Charleston.
David Deas was the twelfth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term from 1802 to 1803.
Charles Burnham Cochran was the fifteenth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving one term from 1805 to 1806. He was elected on September 9,1805. At the time,he lived at the house then-numbered 67 Meeting Street,Charleston,South Carolina. He had previously served as the federal marshal of the South Carolina District from 1795 to 1802. In 1806,he was elected treasurer of South Carolina for the lower division. Cochran died on August 21,1833. He is buried at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul 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.
Thomas H. McCalla was the nineteenth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two consecutive terms from 1810 to 1812.
William Rouse was the eighteenth intendant (mayor) of Charleston,South Carolina,serving two consecutive terms from 1808 to 1810.
Francis Kinloch Huger,a trained physician and artillery officer,was a scion of the Huger family of South Carolina. A member of the South Carolina House of Representatives and South Carolina Senate,he is best known for his leadership of a failed November 1794 attempt to rescue Lafayette from captivity during the wars surrounding the French Revolution.