Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


9 Allen Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 9 Allen Place were
     in 1930: Albert Fisher2
     and in 1933-41: Philip H Grosch and Anna Grosch3,4,5,6,7
     It was not listed in 1931.8

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

Albert Fisher was born in 1908 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Jean in 1925.2 Albert Fisher appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 9 Allen Place, with Jean as wife, and their child Nancy.2 The value of the house was $9,500.2 Albert Fisher was an insurance agent.2 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Before coming to Radburn Albert lived in Paterson.9 Albert Fisher and Jean Fisher moved before 1931 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.8

Philip H Grosch married Lillian L.3 Philip H Grosch was a salesman.3 Anna Grosch, widow of Philip, was in 1933 listed with Philip H Grosch.3

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 1-3.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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