About Drinking Straw Inventor
Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color the Drinking Straw Inventor picture. Did you know?
Marvin Stone, of Washington, DC, invented the common drinking straw. He received a U.S. patent for his invention of the paraffin-covered paper straw on January 3, 1888. It replaced the natural rye straws that were used up until that time.