Pauline Sabin

Pauline Sabin

Pauline Sabin (1887-1955) founded the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR) in 1929 in Chicago, convinced that prohibition was causing widespread crime, political corruption, increased binge drinking, and many other social problems. She was recognized for her work promoting the repeal of prohibition by being featured on the cover of "Time" magazine on July 18 1932.

ee also

*Repeal organizations


*Kyvig, David E. Pauline Sabin. "Dictionary of American Biography" (Supplement 5, volume 5) Chicago: Charles Scribner’s Sons/Thompson Gale, 1977.

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