Thomas Winstanley (mayor)

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Thomas Winstanley
18th Mayor of Charleston
In office
1804–1805
Preceded by John Drayton
Succeeded by Charles Cochran
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Born 1755
Died November 4, 1832
Thomas Winstanley lived at 49 Chapel St., Charleston, South Carolina while serving as intendant of the city. 49 Chapel.JPG
Thomas Winstanley lived at 49 Chapel St., Charleston, South Carolina while serving as intendant of the city.

Thomas Winstanley was the eighteenth intendant (mayor) of Charleston, South Carolina, serving one term between 1804 and 1805. [1] He had been elected as a warden (city council member) for Charleston on September 23, 1801. [2] On October 5, 1803, he was elected intendant pro tem during the absence of the intendant. [3]

Charleston, South Carolina City in the United States

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.

Winstanley died on November 4, 1832, and he is buried at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. [4]

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References

  1. "Thomas Winstanley". Halsey Map Project. Preservation Society of Charleston. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
  2. "Thomas Winstanley, esq. . ." City Gazette and Daily Advertiser. Charleston, South Carolina. September 24, 1801. p. 3. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
  3. "Thomas Winstanley, esq. . ." City Gazette and Daily Advertiser. Charleston, South Carolina. October 7, 1803. p. 3. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
  4. "Thomas Winstanley (1755-1832)". Find a Grave. Retrieved January 27, 2014.
Preceded by
John Drayton
Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina
1804–1805
Succeeded by
Charles Cochran