We took a week off for the "Missiles Of October" theme, but we're back to showcasing historical figures from the new HBO series 'Boardwalk Empire'......
MAYOR HARRY BACHARACH
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Harry Bacharach (1873 – 1947) was an American politician and mayor of Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1912 (6 months), 1916–1920, and 1930–1935. He also served as a city commissioner. His brother was United States Congressman Isaac Bacharach. In 1914, Bacharach was tried for election fraud in the 1910 mayoral election. The Bacharach Giants, a Negro League baseball team that played in Atlantic City, was named for him.
So, as seen in this episode, Harry Bacharach was nearing the end of his second term as the mayor of Atlantic City.....
The next episode of 'Boardwalk Empire' debuts tonight at 9 PM EST on HBO.....