Roy Asa Haynes

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Roy Asa Haynes
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Born 1881
Died 1941
Title United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
Term 1920 to 1925
Successor Lincoln Clark Andrews

Roy Asa Haynes (1881–1940) was United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in charge of Prohibition enforcement from 1920–1925.[1] He was succeeded by political appointee Lincoln Clark Andrews, who reorganized the enforcement bureau.[2] He was the editor of a daily newspaper in Hillsboro, Ohio.[3] Haynes was appointed by Warren Harding and considered a puppet of the Anti-Saloon League.[4]


  1. ^ "Cover: Roy Asa Haynes". Time. July 23, 1923. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Aut Vox, aut Vis". Time. July 20, 1925. Retrieved 2009-08-18. For four years, the champion of the Prohibition Army has been a crusader Commissioner Roy Asa Haynes. But now an efficiency expert has arisen to fight with him for leadership. Lincoln C. Andrews, new Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in charge of Prohibition enforcement, looked upon the work of the crusader and found it ineffective. Mr. Andrews is a General (a title he acquired in military service) and promptly he set out to reorganize the Prohibition Army. 
  3. ^ "From Woman's Christian Temperance Union web site subsection History:Crusades". Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 
  4. ^ Daniel Okrent (2010). Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-7432-7702-0. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
James J. Couzens
Cover of Time magazine
23 July 1923
Succeeded by
Eleonora Duse