Herbert L. Conley, former assistant director of NSA died January 26, 1991. He was 70 years old.
Mr. Conley was a graduate of Creighton University and served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps from 1942 to 1946. In 1946, as a civilian with the Army Security Agency, he was selected to direct one of the Agency's major activities. He was instrumental in the foundation of the National Cryptologic School and the creation of the intern programs and career panels.
In 1967, Mr. Conley was the 12th employee to receive the NSA Exceptional Civilican Service Award for his contributions to career development.
Mr. Conley served in London from 1967 to 1970 and retired from the Agency in 1973 after 31 years of service.
Mr. Conley was survived by his wife, Joan Whelan Conley; five sons and three daughters.