(1950 – )
Robert Ronald Taylor, a Texas fan, was an integral member of the bidcom for the Austin in '85 NASFiC bid and vice-chair of the resulting LoneStarCon. He also served on the board of the San Antonio in '97 Worldcon bid and the LoneStarCon 2 concom, and has worked on many other conventions.
Robert discovered fandom in El Paso in the early 1970s, after he moved there to work at a local TV station. He met Willie Siros at Zothique, the local SF club. They attended their first convention together, Westercon 27 in LA in 1974.
That year, Robert moved to Austin, TX, to work with the local ABC affiliate, KVUE. He holds a degree in Journalism with a minor in speech.
He was born in Odessa, TX, to Cecil and Imogene Taylor; his dad was in insurance and real estate, and mom was a housewife. He has lived in Texas all his life.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 2000 — ArmadilloCon 22
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