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Encyclopedia of Rumrunners and Speakeasies: Freeport During Prohibition: C

Carroll, Robert P.

Robert P. Carroll, the Prohibition candidate for New York governor, spoke in Freeport at Freeport High School in 1930.  He was invited to speak by the Nassau-Queens Women's Christian Temperance Union of which Freeporter Mrs. Clinton M. Flint was president.


"Professor Carroll to Visit Freeport." The Nassau Daily Review. October 25, 1930, 2. Accessed December 26, 2019.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, December 26, 2019


Cohen, David

David Cohen, a former Prohibition agent, maintained a "completely equipped bar" in a cigar store in Freeport.  In 1927, Freeport police raided his bar and arrested Cohen and his bartender.  The men were charged with maintaining a common nuisance.  Several patrons were also arrested and charged with disorderly conduct; each were fined $10.00.


"To Have Ferry Service Between Eastern Long Island-New London." The Suffolk County News. December 16, 1927, 9. Accessed December 9, 2017.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, December 9, 2017.

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