Father Vieron, peacemaker during city’s turbulent times, dies

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 29, 2020 7:20 PM CT | Published: September 29, 2020 8:07 AM CT

Father Nicholas Vieron, a towering figure in the work to bring the races and faiths of Memphis together, has died.

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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