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Timothy Leary

Timothy LearyAKA Timothy Francis Leary

Born: 22-Oct-1920
Birthplace: Springfield, MA
Died: 31-May-1996
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate
Remains: Cremated (launched into space)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tune in, turn on, drop out

Military service: US Army

Father: Timothy Leary, Sr.
Mother: Abigail Ferris
Wife: Marianne (m. 1944, d. 22-Oct-1955, suicide)
Daughter: Susan Leary Martino (with Marianne; d. 1990, murdered her boyfriend, suicide in jail)
Son: Jack (with Marianne)
Wife: Nena von Schelbrugge (b. 1940, m. 1964, div.)
Wife: Rosemary Sarah Woodruff (m. 1967, div.)
Wife: Barbara Chase (m. 1978, div. 1992)

    University: Holy Cross College
    University: US Military Academy, West Point
    University: AB, University of Alabama (1943)
    University: MS, Washington State University (1946)
    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1950)

    Association for Cultural Evolution Board of Directors
    Drug Possession: Marijuana 1965
    Drug Possession: Marijuana 1968
    Psychiatric Observation
    Draft Deferment: World War II
    Kidnapped by Interpol agents, Kabul, Afghanistan
    Extradited from Afghanistan to the United States (1973)
    Inmate: Folsom Prison 1974-76
    Funeral: Andy Warhol (1987)
    Risk Factors: Marijuana, LSD

    Piņata: Survival Island (14-Jun-2002)
    The Source (23-Jan-1999) · Himself
    Conceiving Ada (10-Sep-1997) · Sims
    French Exit (12-Sep-1995)
    The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (18-Feb-1994) · Himself
    Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me (30-Jul-1993)
    Roadside Prophets (8-Oct-1992)
    Ted and Venus (20-Dec-1991)
    Shocker (27-Oct-1989) · TV Evangelist
    Rude Awakening (16-Aug-1989)
    Nice Dreams (24-Jul-1981) · Himself

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Timothy Leary

Author of books:
Interpersonal Analysis of Personality: A Functional Theory and Methodology for Personality Evaluation (1957)
Psychedelic Prayers After the Tao Te Ching (1966)
High Priest (1968)
The Politics of Ecstasy (1968, essays)
Jail Notes (1970)
Confessions of a Hope Fiend (1973)
The Curse of the Oval Room (1974)
What Does Woman Want? Adventures Along the Schwartzchild Radius (1976)
Exo-Psychology: A Manual on the Use of the Human Nervous System According to the Instruction of the Manufacturers (1977)
Neuropolitics: The Sociobiology of Human Metamorphosis (1977, with others)
Intelligence Agents (1979)
Changing My Mind among Others: Lifetime Writings (1982)
Flashbacks: An Autobiography (1983, memoir)
Chaos & Cyber Culture (1994)
Surfing the Conscious Nets (1995)
Design For Dying (1997, with R. U. Sirius)

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