William H. Stayton

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William H. Stayton (1861-1953)[1] was an attorney and former US Navy officer who founded the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment in 1918[2] and served as chairman of its board of directors.

Stayton and the Association played an important role in bringing about the repeal of prohibition in the U.S. (1933).

Stayton authored the Naval Militiaman's Handbook (1895).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ph.D., Prof. David J. Hanson,. "Biography: William H. Stayton".
  2. ^ Gale: "Papers of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment ..." Archived 2007-08-28 at the Wayback Machine, accessed November 28, 2010