|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.
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 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.
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Henry William de Saussure
| Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina |