Our History

Rev. Hubert Cecil Scott Sr.

Founder & President

Sumner County Chapter {1968-1992}

In 1968 Reverend Hubert Cecil Scott, Sr., (1919-1992) who was regarded as one of Sumner County’s most well-known and respected citizens saw the need for someone to speak up against injustice in the Black Community and greater economic opportunity. He was the leader of the group, who along with a few like-minded citizens, who organized and founded the Sumner County Branch of the NAACP.

It was because of Rev. Scott’s effort that he was able to secure a grant from FHA in the amount of $350,000.00 in 1969 for the building of a subdivision in the Black Community.

Rev. Scott also served as Pastor of Franklin Chapel Baptist Church and as President of the Sumner County-Gallatin Branch of the NAACP from its founding in 1968 until his death in 1992.

His life was one of service to his fellow men and women.

Past Presidents

Charles Brinkley

Rev. Dempsey Ausley

Rev. Willie Burchfield

Philip Douglas

Beverly Staten