Delbert Spurlock

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Delbert L. Spurlock, Jr. (born April 3, 1941[1]) was United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) from 1980 to 1989 and United States Deputy Secretary of Labor from 1991 to 1993.

He attended Hamilton College and then Oberlin College, receiving a B.A. from Oberlin in 1963.[1] He then attended the Howard University School of Law, receiving an LL.B. in 1967, and then George Washington University Law School, receiving his LL.M. in 1972.[1]

From 1972 to 1975, Spurlock was an acting professor of law at the UC Davis School of Law.[1] He served as the first Chief of the Conflicts of Interest Division of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, from 1975 to 1977. He then established a law firm, Spurlock & Thatch, in Sacramento, California.[1]

Spurlock practiced law at his own firm until 1980, when President of the United States Ronald Reagan nominated Spurlock to be General Counsel of the Army.[1] He served as General Counsel of the Army until 1983, at which time President Ronald Reagan nominated him to be Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), a position he subsequently held for the remainder of the Reagan administration.[2] From 1991 to 1993, he served as United States Deputy Secretary of Labor.[2]

In 1993, Spurlock became Executive Vice President and Associate Publisher of the New York Daily News.,[2] a position he held until February 2010. Spurlock is the founder and former CEO of Alcel, Inc., an e-learning company.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Nomination of Delbert L. Spurlock, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Army", May 13, 1983
  2. ^ a b c "Delbert Spurlock Named Executive Vice President and Associate Publisher at the New York Daily News", Daily News, May 10, 1993
  3. ^ Spurlock's Profile from Alcel website
Government offices
Preceded by
Sara E. Lister
General Counsel of the Army
1980 – 1983
Succeeded by
Susan J. Crawford
Preceded by
Harry N. Walters
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs)
1983 – 1989
Succeeded by
G. Kim Wincup
Preceded by
Roderick DeArment
United States Deputy Secretary of Labor
1991 – 1993
Succeeded by
Thomas P. Glynn