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John J. Floherty (known as "Captain Jack") was a prolific author and Port Washington mainstay in the first half of

Fontaine Fox (1884-1964), the celebrated "Toonerville Trolley" cartoonist, lived in Port Washington from 1914 to the 1930's.  His "Terrible Tempered"