He passed away on Monday, September 18, at age 84.
Brereton served as the Kentucky lieutenant governor from 1987 to 1991 and elected governor of the commonwealth from 1991 to 1995.
While in those offices, he oversaw the charter and installation of the Epsilon Omicron Chapter at the University of Kentucky in 1990. Three years later, upon receiving the chapter’s first Francis H. Sisson Award, he invited the brothers of Eastern Kentucky’s Delta Xi Chapter to the governor’s office at the capitol to congratulate them.
Before his terms in office, Brereton founded Airdrie Stud, an internationally renowned thoroughbred horse farm outside of Lexington, Kentucky. He later retired there following his political career.
May Brother Brereton Jones, No. 1037 on the official roll of the Omicron Chapter of Beta Theta Pi, rest in peace. Forever in ___kai___.