Death of Bernard Trager

February 10, 2012
Louisville, Kentucky | Age 83

Republic Bancorp founder dies at 83
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The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bernard Trager, the longtime chairman and founder of bank holding company Republic Bancorp Inc., has died. He was 83.

Trager died Friday afternoon in Louisville after suffering from an extended illness, said Michael Sadofsky, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of marketing.

"The entire Republic Bank family is saddened by the loss of our founder, Bernard Trager," Sadofsky said in an emailed statement. "He represented...

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