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Barlow, John Perry

Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Essayists, Poets

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.