Sinclair, John

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John Sinclair
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Name
Sinclair, John Gender: M
born on 2 October 1941 at 21:18 (= 9:18 PM )
Place Flint, Michigan, 43n01, 83w41
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 09°29' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°45 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 16°25'



Biography

American social activist, an advocate of marijuana reform and manager of the 60s hard rock band, the MC5.

On his third drug conviction, Sinclair was sentenced to ten years in prison for possession of two joints of marijuana in 1969. He was freed in December 1971 following a rally held in his defence, at which John Lennon appeared and sang his new song, "John Sinclair".

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Davis, Michael (born 5 June 1943). Notes: Band member/manager of the MC5

Events

  • Crime : Arrest 7 October 1964 in Detroit (First arrest for drug possession)
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  • Crime : Arrest 16 August 1965 in Detroit (Second arrest for drug possession)
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  • Crime : Arrest 24 January 1967 in Detroit (Third arrest for drug possession)
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  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 28 July 1969 in Detroit (Given nine-and-a-half-year prison sentence)
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  • Social : Deinstitutionalized - prison, hospital 13 December 1971 in Jackson (Freed from Jackson State Prison)
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Source Notes

Circle Book of Charts No.1267 quotes him

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Marijuana reform supporter)

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