Volstead[vŏlˈstĕdˌ, vôlˈ-, vōlˈ-], Andrew John 1860-1947.
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, Andrew John 1860-1947.
American legislator. As a U.S. representative from Minnesota (1903-1923) he sponsored the Volstead Act (1919), prohibiting the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.