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Joseph P. Riley Jr.
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60th Mayor of Charleston
In office
December 15, 1975 – January 11, 2016
Preceded by Arthur B. Schirmer Jr.
Succeeded by John Tecklenburg
Member of the
South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
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Joseph Patrick Riley Jr.

January 19, 1943 (1943-01-19) (age 78)
Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Charlotte
Children Joe
Alma mater The 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.

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