Joseph P. Riley Jr.

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Joseph P. Riley Jr.
Joseph P. Riley, Jr. 2010.jpg
60th Mayor of Charleston
In office
December 15, 1975 – January 11, 2016
Preceded byArthur B. Schirmer Jr.
Succeeded byJohn Tecklenburg
Member of the
South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Joseph Patrick Riley Jr.

(1943-01-19) January 19, 1943 (age 80)
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materThe Citadel
University of South Carolina School of Law

Joseph Patrick Riley Jr. (born January 19, 1943) is an American politician. He was the Mayor of Charleston, South Carolina. He was one of the longest serving mayors in the United States, having been in office from December 15, 1975 to January 11, 2016.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "City of Charleston Website – Biography on Riley Jr". Archived from the original on 2011-10-14.
  2. Counts, Henry (December 16, 1975). "Riley Promises Unification for City". The News and Courier. Charleston, SC. 153 (250): 1. Retrieved February 20, 2013.
  3. General Assembly South Carolina (1972). "Legislative Manual - General Assembly of South Carolina".