Richard Roux

A fourth generation area resident, Richard Roux lives with his wife and daughter in Bakersfield. 

Richard is a history teacher at Centennial High.  He earned a BA and MA in History, as well as a MA in Education, all from CSU Bakersfield.  Richard is greatly interested in researching and writing local history.

His first book, Bootleggers, Booze, and Busts: Prohibition in Kern County, 1919-1933, is a product of over seven years of research.

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Bootleggers, Booze, and Busts: Prohibition in Kern County, 1919-1933 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780615942025
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Published: Greenhorn Mountain Books - November 3rd, 2013

With the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act a bridge of enforcement was developed transmitting National policy into local action-enforcement of Prohibition became the responsibility of Federal, County, and local police agencies.