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By William A. Cook

As a pharmacist grew to become attorney became grasp prohibition period bootlegger, George Remus is now remembered as probably the most infamous figures of the yank prohibition. even if he was once a lifelong teetotaler, Remus outfitted one of many nation’s biggest unlawful liquor empires with little regard to disguises or secrecy.
This biography tells the full tale of Remus’ deepest existence and public personality, focusing particularly at the turbulent upward push and fall of his bootlegging country. It starts with an outline of Remus’ adolescence and careers in pharmacy and legislation, and covers his bootlegging profession, together with his overwhelmingly winning early company ventures, his 1922 bootlegging conviction, his homicide of spouse Imogene (after she had a well-publicized affair with prohibition agent Franklin Dodge), and Remus’ next trial for her murder.

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