Robert Eugene Bledsaw (May 18, 1942 - April 19, 2008) was co-founder of Judges Guild.
From the Traveller RPG Wiki on wikia.com:
One of the founding members of Judges Guild, along with Bill Owen. Bob was lead editor, frequent illustrator and president of Judges Guild.
From Bill Owen, his friend and partner at Judges Guild:
"(He) founded Judges Guild fantasy game play aid publishing company with Bill Owen in 1976 (Owen sold his half in 1978). Designed City State of the Invincible Overlord & Tegel Manor (latter being from his Middle Earth based D&D campaign started in 1974). Most early products were sold as approved for use with Dungeons & Dragons and a royalty was paid to TSR. An avid wargame player and judge in boardgames, miniatures and role playing games."