Thomas Jones (South Carolina mayor)

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Thomas Jones
5th Mayor of Charleston
In office
Preceded by Rawlins Lowndes
Succeeded by Arnoldus Vanderhorst
Personal details
BornDecember 13, 1742
DiedOctober 30, 1826
Spouse(s)Abigail Townsend (m. 1766)
ChildrenSamuel B. Jones (1780-1813), Paul Townsend Jones (1787-1813)

Thomas Jones was the fifth intendent (mayor) of Charleston, South Carolina, serving one term from 1789 to 1790. [1]

Jones was born on December 13, 1742. He served in the South Carolina State House, representing St. Philip's and St. Michael's Parish (i.e., the Charleston area) during five General Assemblies from 1782 to 1790. He was elected intendant in September 1789. He died October 30, 1836, and is buried in the Circular Congregational churchyard in Charleston. [2] [3]

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  1. "City-Council". The City Gazette and Daily Advertiser. Charleston, South Carolina. September 21, 1790. p. 3. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  2. "Thomas Jones (1742-1826)". Find a Grave. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
  3. "Thomas Jones". Halsey Map Project. Preservation Society of Charleston. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
Preceded by
Rawlins Lowndes
Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina
Succeeded by
Arnoldus Vanderhorst