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David A. Elliott Horsman

educator , writer , finance company executive

David A. Elliott Horsman, American writer, finance company executive, educator. Ordained priest, consecrated bishop Jurisdiction of Orthodox Church of Far Isles, 2000. Recipient Founders Day award New York University, 1971.


Horsman, David A. Elliott was born on June 28, 1932 in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. Son of Alvin W. and Bessie L. (Elliott) Horsman.


Student, University Chicago. Bachelor, San Francisco State University, 1964. Master of Arts, New York University, 1967.

Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1970. Master of Divinity, Episcopalian Division School, 1984.


Florida director, stage manager WTOP-television, Washington, 1959-1961. Television writer/producer Insight, National Council Churches, 1961-1962. English master, director studies Searing School, New York City, 1965-1967.

Assistant professor humanities Academy aeronautics, Flushing, New York, 1967-1968. Instructor humanities Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 1969-1970. Associate professor, founder and coordinator film sequence University South Florida, Tampa, 1970-1980.

Headmaster All Hallows Academy, Alexandria, Virginia, 1985-1987. President Elliott Horsman & Associates, 1988-1989. Finance consultant Shearson Lehman Hutton, Inc., Baltimore, 1989-1991.

Investment broker Royal Air Force Finance Corporation, Atlanta, 1991-1992. Executive Josepthal, Lyon & Ross, 1992-1993. Vice president Meyers, Pollock & Robbins, 1992-1997.

President Horsman Brothers, Inc., since 1998. Chairman board of fellows All Hallows Hall, since 1998. Founder Horsman Hedge Fund, 1999.

With United States Army, 1957-1959.


  • Ordained priest, consecrated bishop Jurisdiction of Orthodox Church of Far Isles, 2000.


book Pilgrims on Strange Strands
  • Pilgrims on Strange Strands
  • Author: The Liturgy as Communication, 1970, Introduction to Structural Description of Liturgical Dromena, 1979, (novel and screenplay) Pilgrims on Strange Strands, 1979, The Hovering Mercy and the Outstretched Hand, 2003, The Briar Patch, 2003, Christus Via, 2004, (novel) The Cosmopolitan Club Council Dossier, 2010.


Alvin W. Horsman

Bessie L. (Elliott) Horsman