1914 – Born on January 11th in Nashville. American politician.
– He married Dorothy Gordon.
1932 – He was admitted to the bar in Tennessee.
– Beverly Briley served in the U. S, Navy during world War II.
1963 – He was elected as the first Mayor of Metropolitan Nashville and served as Mayor.
– Under Mayor Briley’s leadership, Nashville experienced desegregation. He had meetings with the black leaders of the sit-in groups and set up a biracial committee.
1975 – He was forced out of office because of term limits.
1980 – Mayor Beverly Briley died on September 14th.