Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


2 Allen Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 2 Allen Place were
     in 1930-9: James M Wright2,3,4,5,6,7
     and in 1941: Walter A. Lapham.8

New York Times, 23 June 1929
James Wright, the occupant of 2 Allen Place is mentioned among the early settlers of Radburn.9

James M Wright was born in 1898 in New Jersey.2 He married Emma R in 1927.2 James M Wright appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 2 Allen Place, with Emma R as wife.2 The value of the house was $12,000.2 James M Wright was a general practice lawyer in Paterson. Later he was the Borough Attorney of Fair Lawn.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 James M Wright was a Veteran of the World War.2 Before coming to Radburn James lived in Paterson.9 James M Wright and Emma R Wright moved before 1941 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.8

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 56-57.
  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. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

This page was created by John Cardinal's Second Site v1.9.16.
Site updated on 2 Jan 2008