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Encyclopedia of Rumrunners and Speakeasies: Freeport During Prohibition: L

Luthander, Algot

Algot (Albert) Luthander, a resident of Ray Street, had his illegal bar raided in March 1929.  After Prohibition, Luthander was the proprietor of The Greenhouse, a hotel located on the water near Jones Beach.  In 1939, he received a liquor license for his bar and grille located at 16 South End Place.

Source:

"Building Owners to Face Arrest in Nassau Rum Raids." The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. March 14, 1929, 7.  Accessed December 8, 2017. https://bklyn.newspapers.com/image/59897121/?terms=building%2Bowners%2Bto%2Bface%2Barrest.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, December 8, 2017.

La Scala, Nicholas

Nicholas La Scala of Newton Boulevard was arrested and charged with possessing intoxicating liquors in February 1925.

Source:

"2 Freeport Liquor Raids." The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. February 14, 1925, 3. Accessed December 8, 2017. https://bklyn.newspapers.com/image/59854833/?terms=%22freeport%2Bliquor%22~10.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, December 8, 2017.

Lazaro, Joseph

Joseph Lazardo was one of three men arrested after the 60 foot motor boat Krazy Kat II ran aground in Jones Inlet near Freeport in April 1922.  His address was given as 693 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

See Also:

April - 1922

 

Source:

"Sixty in Peril Over Bootleg Volcano." The New York Times. April 28, 1922, 19. Accessed September 17, 2018. www.newspapers.com.

Researched by Regina G. Feeney, September 17, 2018.