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Insurance , finance and publications consultant

David Vernon Spielman was American insurance, finance and publications consultant. Recipient Outstanding Vocational Education Contributor, Texas House and Senate.


Spielman, David Vernon was born on December 23, 1929 in Humboldt, Iowa, United States. Son of Elmo Bruce and Leona Belle (Blake) Spielman.


Bachelor, University Texas, 1966.


Publications engineer International Business Machines Corporation Military Products Division, Kingston, New York, 1957-1958. Engineering writer Convair Astronautics division Gen dynamics corporation, San Diego, 1958-1959. Technical publications manager Ling-Temco Vaught, Inc., Garland, Texas, 1960-1962.

Technical writer Ken Cook Publications Company, Richardson, 1963-1964. Assistant coordinator Kuwait program University Texas, Austin, 1964-1966. Educational writer Texas Education Agency, 1967-1974.

Consultant Dave Spielman Research Associates, since 1974. Consultant National Center Vocational Education, Columbus, Ohio, 1974-1975, Texas State Auditor, Austin, 1976-1977, United States Department Labor, Washington, 1975-1978. Interview Fortune Magazine.

Executive director Texas Labor Center, Inc., since 1978.


  • Other Work

    • Author published five poetry and prose.


Counselor Distributive Education Clubs American Student Conference Texas, Brenham, 1972. Competition judge Texas Carpenter's Apprentices, 1973-1974. Chapter president Texas Public Employees Association, Austin, 1969-1970.

Member Democratic National Convention, 1988. Served to sergeant major United States Army, 1952-1953, with United States Naval Reserve 1947-1949, with Texas National Guard 1949-1950, corporal United States Air Force 1950-1952. Member Accounting Computer Machinery Association (newsletter editor 1958-1959), Society Tech Writers and Editors (chapter president 1960-1961), Society Technology Writers and Publications (chapter president 1961-1962), Society Technology Communications (membership chairman 1983-1984), Texas State Teachers Association, Delta Pi (local secretary, treasurer).

Lodges: Masons.


  • Other Interests

    Chess, choral, novels, poetry, short story writing.


Married Barbara Helen New, November 24, 1956. Children: Daniel Bruce, Linda Barbara.

Elmo Bruce Spielman

Leona Belle (Blake) Spielman

Barbara Helen New

Daniel Bruce Spielman

Linda Barbara Spielman