Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


327 Howard Ave1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 327 Howard Ave were
     in 1931: Paul Boizelle1
     in 1933: William F Grimes2
     in 1935: Randolph E Brown3
     in 1939: Willard Goodman4
     and in 1941: J. W. McAlister5
     in 1937 it was listed as vacant.6

New York Times, 8 November 1930
     In Radburn the City Housing Corporation sold a residence at 327 Howard Ave to Paul Boizelle of Sterling Forest, NJ.7

Paul Boizelle was born in 1893 in Louisiana.8 He married Eva in 1914.1,8 Paul Boizelle was a lumber salesman.1,8 Paul Boizelle and Eva Boizelle moved before 1933 to Fair Lawn.2

William F Grimes was born in 1888 in Massachussetts.9 He married Hellan in 1921.9 William F Grimes was an electrical engineer (with a public utility) in New York.9,1 He owned a radio in 1930.9 William F Grimes and Hellan Grimes moved before 1933 from 11 Arlington Place to 327 Howard Ave.2 William F Grimes and Hellan Grimes moved before 1937 to New York.3

Randolph E Brown married Johanna P.3 Randolph E Brown was a district superintendant in New York.3 Randolph E Brown moved before 1937 from 327 Howard Ave to 8 Audubon Place.6

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  3. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  4. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  5. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S22] NY Times, Nov 8, 1930. pg. 32.
  8. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1344, sheet 9A, pg 64, line 28-32 (ED 556).
  9. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1A (149), line 31-34.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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