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Michael A. “Mickey” Conner ‘57

Michael A. Conner was born Dec 3, 1938 in Hebron, KY. He graduated from Boone County High School in 1956 and lettered in four sports. Mickey attended the University of Kentucky in 1956 and graduated in 1960 with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce. While at the university, he pledged Kappa Sigma Fraternity in the fall of 1956 and was initiated the following spring. Brother Conner served as social chairman, Grand Treasurer and President. He also played and lettered for the UK baseball team from 1956 to 1960 and was president of the K Club his senior year.

Conner served in the United States Air Force/ Ohio Air National Guard as a pilot from 1962 to 1970 and resigned at the rank of Captain. He retired in 2005 after serving 43 years in the financial field at Second Federal Savings & Loan, Asst. VP, Hebron Deposit Bank, President and Chairman of the Board and First Financial Bank, COO and Board Member.

He has remained active within the community, having served on the following organizations, Hebron Lutheran Church, Treasurer and Council Member, Hebron Lutheran Church Foundation,
Chairman, Boone County Bankers Association, President, Kentucky Bankers Association, Board Member, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Chairman and Board Member, Boone County Planning & Zoning Commission, Vice Chairman and Board Member, Booth Memorial Hospital, Board, Northern Kentucky Port Authority, Board, Hebron Fire Protection District, Chairman, Kenton County Airport Board (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport), St. Luke Hospital, Chairman and Board Member, St. Luke Foundation, Chairman and Board Member, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Board Member.

Brother Conner is now living in Union, KY with his wife Linda Hurst Conner, Kappa Sigma Sweetheart 1959 and a member of UK Delta Delta Delta sorority.

They have four children and four grandchildren. He is an avid sports fan and still plays golf the year ‘round