October 27, 2019
Town of Kiawah’s First Mayor Edward “Bo” Turner
The Town regrets to announce the passing of Edward Bernard Turner, Jr., retired Army colonel and the first mayor of the Town of Kiawah Island. He was 91.
He served as mayor from 1988-1990. Under his administration, the Town’s first ordinances were established as well as the beach management plan, the wildlife/turtle programs, and the Betsy Kerrison Parkway project. He also led the logistical recovery and clean-up following Hurricane Hugo (1989). His obituary can be viewed here.