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Public Papers - 1991 - July

Nomination of Delbert Leon Spurlock, Jr., To Be Deputy Secretary of Labor


The President today announced his intention to nominate Delbert Leon Spurlock, Jr., of California, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor. He would succeed Roderick Allen DeArment.

Since 1989 Mr. Spurlock has been with the law firm of Gregory D. Thatch in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs in Washington, DC, 1983 - 1989. From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Spurlock was General Counsel for the Department of the Army. He was an attorney with Spurlock   Thatch, 1977 - 1981. From 1975 to 1977, he was chief of the conflicts of interest division for the California fair political practice commission in Sacramento, CA. Prior to this he was an acting professor of law at the University of California, Davis, CA, 1972 - 1975.

Mr. Spurlock graduated from Oberlin College (B.A., 1963); Howard University Law School (L.L.B., 1967), and George Washington Law Center (L.L.M., 1972). He is married, has two children, and resides in Reston, VA.

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