Curly Thornton was an evangelist and a politician. He ran for the office of Governor in Montana and was also a candidate in 1991 Presidential election as a Democrat ultimately losing the nomination to Bill Clinton.
He went on to establish the curly ministries with followers around 100 people he is said to have been a cult leader and have also harmed his followers.
He died on January 21, 1999 at the age of 50. His cause of death is still unknown till date.