|10th Mayor of Charleston|
|Preceded by||Henry William De Saussure|
|Succeeded by||John Ward|
|Died||April 15, 1829|
Thomas Roper (1760-1829) was the tenth intendent (mayor) of Charleston, South Carolina, serving two terms between 1799 and 1801. As mayor of Charleston, he was influential in the move to build a chapel at the Charleston Orphan House; it was completed in 1801. He died on April 15, 1829, and is buried in the graveyard at St. Philips in Charleston, South Carolina.Because his only son died without an heir in 1845, Col. Roper's real estate on East Battery and Queen Streets (worth $30,000) passed to the Medical Society of South Carolina. Roper Hospital is named in his honor.
Charleston is the oldest and 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–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 134,875 in 2017. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 761,155 residents in 2016, the third-largest in the state and the 78th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.
Marion Square is greenspace in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, spanning six and one half acres. The square was established as a parade ground for the state arsenal under construction on the north side of the square. It is best known as the former Citadel Green because The Citadel occupied the arsenal from 1843 until 1922, when the College of Charleston moved to the city's west side. Marion Square was named in honor of Francis Marion.
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.
Burnet Rhett Maybank was a U.S. Senator, the 99th Governor of South Carolina, and Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina. He is one of only twenty people in United States history to have been elected mayor, governor, and United States senator. Maybank was the direct descendant of five former South Carolina governors: Thomas Smith, Rawlins Lowndes, Robert Gibbes, James Moore and William Aiken, Jr. and one U.S. Senator, Robert Barnwell Rhett. He was the first governor from Charleston since the Civil War. His son, Burnet R. Maybank Jr., went on to become lieutenant governor of South Carolina and a later candidate for governor. His grandson, Burnet Maybank III, is a notable lawyer.
Thomas Roper may refer to:
Tristram Tupper Hyde was the mayor of Charleston, South Carolina from 1915 until 1919.
John Palmer Gaillard Jr. was an America politician, who was Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina.
William McG. Morrison was the fifty-seventh mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving between two terms between 1947 and 1959. He was the first person elected to three terms as mayor of Charleston as a result of his win in June 1955. He lost his fourth bid by 455 votes to J. Palmer Gaillard, Jr. on June 9, 1959.
Henry Whilden Lockwood was the fifty-fifth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving between 1938 and 1944.
Thomas Porcher Stoney was the fifty-third mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving between 1923 and 1931.
Arthur Bonnell Schirmer Jr. was the fifty-ninth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, completing the final four months of J. Palmer Gaillard, after Gaillard's resignation. He did not run for election for a full term.
E. Edward Wehman Jr. was the fifty-sixth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, completing the term of Henry Whilden Lockwood and not running for reelection. He was born on December 27, 1891, in Charleston, South Carolina to E.E. and Bertha T. Wehman. He attended West Point in 1911 and 1912 and received a bachelor of science degree from the University of South Carolina. When Dwight D. Eisenhower, a classmate of Wehman's at West Point, was elected president, Wehman served as one of the eight electors from South Carolina.
R. Goodwyn Rhett was the fiftieth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, completing two terms from 1903 to 1911. From 1916–1918, he served as president of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Peter Charles Gaillard was the thirty-eighth mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving in 1865-1868. He was the last mayor elected before the Civil War.
Charles Macbeth was the thirty-seventh mayor of Charleston, South Carolina, serving three full terms and a partial term between 1857 and 1865. He was born on January 24, 1805, in Charleston, South Carolina, and he died on November 30, 1881, in Pinopolis, South Carolina. From 1830 to 1865, he was part of a Charleston law practice.
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.
The John Cordes Prioleau House is a historic residence in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Elias Vanderhorst House at 28 Chapel Street, Charleston, South Carolina, is a four-story mansion house which was built around 1835 as a home for members of the prominent Vanderhorst family of plantation owners.
Stephen Thomas was an architect who practiced mainly in Charleston, South Carolina for about 27 years.
Henry William De Saussure
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