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Alvin Straight
Birth: Oct. 17, 1920
Scobey
Daniels County
Montana, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1996
Laurens
Pocahontas County
Iowa, USA

Folk Legend. In 1994, he drove his 1966 John Deere riding lawmower across Iowa and part of Wisconsin 240 miles to visit his ailding, estranged brother. His story was portrayed in the David Lynch film 'The Straight Story'. His funeral procession was accompanied by a lawn mower similar to the one he was known for riding. 
 
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Burial:
Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove
Ida County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: May 18, 2000
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