Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


341 Howard Ave1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 341 Howard Ave were
     in 1930-1: Raymond M Bristol2,3
     in 1933: Joseph P Embry4
     in 1935: John L Mix5
     in 1937-9: Howard R Speer6,7
     and in 1941: Sidney W Fay.8

Raymond M Bristol was born in 1889 in California.2 He married Dorothy in 1917.2 Raymond M Bristol appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 341 Howard Ave, with Dorothy as wife, and their children Elizabeth C, James J and Margaret F.2 The value of the house was $13,000.2 Raymond M Bristol was a dentist in New York.2,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 Raymond M Bristol moved before 1933 from 341 Howard Ave to 12 Bolton Place.4

Joseph P Embry married Rebecca T.4 Joseph P Embry was a manager at 107 Plaza Road N in Radburn.4 Joseph P Embry moved before 1935 to Teaneck.5

John L Mix married Bruzilla M.5 John L Mix was he was a bank teller, and in 1935 a chief clerk in New York.9,5

Howard R Speer was born in 1899 in New Jersey.10 He married Hildegard in 1925.10 Howard Speer was a foreman, and in 1931 a engineer at the Telephone Company in New York.10,3 He owned a radio in 1930.10 Howard Speer was a Veteran of the World War.10 Howard and his wife Hildegard had two children, Audrey and Donald.10 Howard R Speer and Hildegard Speer moved before 1931 from 12 Arlington Place to 325 Howard Ave, then before 1933 to 2 Ashburn Place, before 1935 to 20A Townley Road, and before 1937 to 341 Howard Ave.3,4,5,6

Sidney W Fay married Harriet D.4,6,8 Sidney W Fay was a salesman in 1933-1937, and in 1939-41 resp. an executive assistant and a marketer in New York, NY.4,7,8 Sidney W Fay moved before 1935 from 340B Plaza Road North to 2 Aberdeen Place, and before 1941 to 341 Howard Ave.5,8

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 3A (151), line 20-24.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S12] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1226, pg 127, ED 1482, line 90-93.
  10. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1A (149), line 45-49.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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