Nebraska Authors

Bruce Dillman

Born 1934-12-03 Kansas City, KS (USA)

Died 2006-08-18
Gene Autry, OK (USA)


Gene Autry Cemetery, Gene Autry, OK

The author worked in broadcasting, college teaching, sales, communication training and publishing. Dillman wrote two books, the more popular of the which is The Cowboy Handbook. The book is endorsed by a number of prominent people from Gene Autry to Johnny Western and is referenced by prominent authors such as Holly George-Warren and Douglas Green.

Places Lived

Kansas City, KS
Dodge City, KS
Boise, ID
Lincoln, NE
Gene Autry, OK

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Play/Screenplay
  • Other


Fiction; Plays; Commentary; Editorials


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Kansas
Master of Arts in Broadcasting, University of Kansas


Assistant Professor
Radio Announcer
Newsletter Editor and Publisher

Places Worked

St. Mary of the Plains College, Dodge City, KS
KBOI Radio, Boise, ID
KECIL/KHAT Radio, Lincoln, NE


Gene Autry Museum


Results on Target: Practical Steps to Improve Results and Avoid Traps. 1989.
The Cowboy Handbook: A Guide to Your Cowboy Heritage -- Fun, Facts & Philosophy. 1994.

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