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.
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