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Queen City Chronicles - Dry City? Not on this lake

Posted at 1:26 PM, Dec 12, 2014
and last updated 2015-12-07 12:49:25-05

One of the city's most colorful mayors was in charge during Prohibition.

Under the watch of Francis X. Schwab, City Hall, the Central Terminal and the Buffalo Airport all took shape.

Enforcing anti-alcohol laws was not his highest priority. He made Jimmy Griffin look like a choir boy.

Cheers to you Mayor Schwab!