The religious leader L. Ron died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Science fiction author and founder of The Church of Scientology who published his successful novel, Battlefield Earth, in 1982. He is also known for his self-help book, Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, which became the central text of the religion of Scientology.
He was the Nebraska-born son of Harry Ross Hubbard and Ledora May Waterbury Hubbard. He was married three times, to Polly Grubb, Sara Northrup Hollister, and Mary Sue Whipp, and he fathered seven children.
“When a culture has fallen totally away from spiritual pursuits into materialism, one must begin by demonstrating they are each a soul, not a material animal.” (L. Ron Hubbard)
“Let me clarify this very definitely. This is not an authoritarian organization.” (L. Ron Hubbard)
“I have seen life from the top down and the bottom up. I know how it looks both ways. And I know there is wisdom and that there is hope.” (L. Ron Hubbard)
“A man is as alive as he can communicate.” (L. Ron Hubbard)
“A suppressing person isn’t critical. A suppressing person is a person who denies the rights of others.” (L. Ron Hubbard)