Robert Anton Wilson
Robert Wilson was born on Jan.18th, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY. Son of John Joseph (a long-
shoreman), and Elizabeth (Millie) Wilson; married Arlen Riley (a
freelance writer) on Dec. 14th, 1958: children: Karuna, Djoti, Graham,
and Luna (deceased).
Education: Attended Brooklyn Polytechnical college, 1952-57, and NYU,
1957-58; Paidea University in Cotati, CA, Ph.D. in psychology, 1979.
Actually, Wilson added the Anton as an adult. He wanted to have a
different name appear on his books than "Robert Wilson." He followed the
example of William Carlos Williams, who substituted a family name for his
middle name. His wife, Arlen Wilson, died after a long illness on monday the 24th of May 1999.