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Briley, Clifton Beverly

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1980 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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.