201-B23 Abbott Road1

b. 1929
     The occupants of 201-B23 Abbott Road were
     in 1930-1: Frank B Wildrick2,1
     in 1933: Robert B Hudson3
     and in 1935-41: Mrs Fanny F Benton and Ethel F Benton.4,5,6,7

Frank B Wildrick was born in 1892 in New Jersey.2 He married Gladys L in 1923.2 Frank B Wildrick appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 201-B23 Abbott Road, with Gladys L as wife.2 The monthly rent was $63.-.2 Frank B Wildrick was a general inspector, and in 1931 a clerk at the Erie Rail Road.2,1 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Frank B Wildrick and Gladys L Wildrick moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3

Robert B Hudson married Joan Marion Loram, the daughter of Professor and Mrs. Charles T Loram of New Haven, CT in February 1935 in Dwight Memorial Chapel, Yale University.8 Robert B Hudson was the assistant to the Radburn Manager for Community Affairs at 115 (203) Plaza Road North in Radburn.3 He wrote Radburn: A Plan of Living, a study of Radburn and how it was functioning. It was published as a thesis in 1934. John O Walker, the Manager of the Radburn Association, supervised the project.9 Robert B Hudson moved before 1935 to Denver, Colorado.8
Robert was the son of Mrs Robert Bowman Hudson, of Radburn, NJ formerly of Dublin, VA, and the late Mr Hudson.8,10

Mrs Fanny F Benton was the widow of George.4 No occupation was listed for Mrs Fanny F Benton.4

Ethel F Benton was an auditor in Paterson.4


  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5A (153), line 4-5.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times, Feb 22, 1935. p. 25.
  9. [S20] Robert B Hudson, Hudson.
  10. [S22] NY Times, Oct 7, 1934. p. N6.