Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1947 – John Perry Barlow was born 3rd of October in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
1967 – Barlow introduced the musical group to Leary.
1969 – Barlow graduated with high honors in comparative religion from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.
1971 – He began practicing animal husbandry in Cora, Wyoming.
1971-1995 – Barlow wrote lyrics for the Grateful Dead, mostly through his relationship with Bob Weir. Amongst others, Barlow’s songs include Cassidy (about Neal Cassady), Estimated Prophet, Hell in a Bucket, Mexicali Blues, The Music Never Stopped, and Throwing Stones.
1975 – He married Elaine Parker Barlow in 1975; they were separated in 1992.
1978 – He served as campaign manager for Dick Cheney during Congressional campaign.
1986 – Barlow joined The WELL online community.
1990 – Barlow founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) along with fellow digital rights activists John Gilmore and Mitch Kapor.