One name you all need to know, Gertrude Lythgoe!
Also known as the Bahama Queen or the Queen of Rum Row. She is literally my all time favourite lady in history.
This beauty was the only woman to hold a wholesale liquor license in Nassau, Bahamas during the prohibition era (1920-1933).
She used her charm and business savvy to send shipload after shipload of the finest rum and whiskey to America while never breaking a single law.
“Impeccably dressed, and always carrying a gun, Gertrude remained ever a lady. She carried many monikers, but for four years she reigned supreme as “The Bahama Queen.”