Served as mayor:
- December 1, 1878–November 30, 1879
- December 1–November 30, 1887
Isaac Walton Garrett was born in Edgecomb County, North Carolina to John and Susan Boon Garrett. He served in the Confederate army during the Civil War. After his time in the war, he moved to Kings Mountain where he was selected to be on the first board of commissioners as the secretary of the board. By 1880, Isaac had established himself as a dry goods merchant.
Isaac was married to Lucinda “Lucy” Sugg for 36 years. The couple had 3 daughters.
Isaac Garrett passed away at the age of 62.