Briley, Clifton Beverly
Born: Jan 11, 1914 AD
Died: 1980 AD, at 66 years of age.
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.
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