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L. Ron Hubbard

L. Ron HubbardAKA LaFayette Ronald Hubbard

Born: 13-Mar-1911
Birthplace: Tilden, NE
Died: 24-Jan-1986
Location of death: Creston, CA
Cause of death: Stroke [1]
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean)

Gender: Male
Religion: Scientology
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion, Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Perpetrated Dianetics, Scientology

Military service: US Navy (1941-45)

[1] Died in utter seclusion, in a motorhome parked near Creston, CA. According to the coroner's notes, his corpse had "long, unkempt" fingernails and 10 needle marks on his right buttock. Suspiciously, Hubbard had drafted his Last Will and Testament just one day prior to his sudden death.

Father: Harry Ross Hubbard
Mother: Ledora May Hubbard
Wife: Margaret Louise Grubb ("Polly", m. 13-Apr-1933, div. 24-Dec-1947, two children)
Son: L. Ron Hubbard Jr. ("Ronald DeWolf", b. 7-May-1934)
Daughter: Katherine May Hubbard (b. 15-Jan-1936)
Wife: Sara Elizabeth Northrup (m. 10-Aug-1946, div. 12-Jun-1951, one child, bigamy)
Daughter: Alexis Valerie Hubbard (b. 8-Mar-1950)
Wife: Mary Sue Whipp (m. Mar-1952, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Diana
Son: Quentin
Daughter: Suzette
Son: Arthur

    High School: Woodward School for Boys, Washington, DC
George Washington University (dropped out)

    Scientology Founder
    Explorers Club
    Ordo Templi Orientis Aug-1945
    Eagle Scout 1-Apr-1924
    Ig Nobel Prize Literature (1994)
    Relieved of Command
    Passing Bad Checks San Luis Obispo, CA 17-Aug-1948
    Founded Religion (1953)
    Fraud France, convicted in absentia 17-Mar-1978
    Risk Factors: Arthritis, Malaria, Smoking

    Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (25-Jan-2015) · Himself

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Rotten Library Page:
L. Ron Hubbard

Is the subject of books:
L. Ron Hubbard: Messiah or Madman?, 1987, BY: Bent Corydon and L. Ron Hubbard, Jr.
Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard, 1987, BY: Russell Miller
A Piece of Blue Sky: Scientology, Dianetics and L. Ron Hubbard Exposed, 1990, BY: Jon Atack

Author of books:
Dianetics (1950, self help)
Fear (1951, novel)
Battlefield Earth (1982, novel)

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