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Cloide Everett Brehm (March 23, 1889 – July 25, 1971) was the 15th president of the University of Tennessee, serving in that position from 1946 until his retirement in 1959. [1] [2] He was born in Newville, Pennsylvania and died in Knoxville, Tennessee. [3]

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