Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


14 Allen Place1
b. 1929

14 Allen Place was occupied by Howard Y Zeller from before the census until after 1941.2,3

New York Times, 23 June 1929
Howard Zeller, the occupant of 14 Allen Place is mentioned among the early settlers of Radburn.4

Howard Y Zeller was born in 1897 in New Jersey.2 Howard Y Zeller appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 14 Allen Place, with Lillian as wife. Enumerated with him was Ella D Zeller, mother.2 The value of the house was $11,500.2 Howard Y Zeller was a traffic superintendent at the New Jersey Bell Telephone Co in Paterson.2,5,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Howard Y Zeller was a Veteran of the World War.2 Before coming to Radburn Howard and Lillian lived in Paterson.4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 34-36.
  3. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  4. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  5. [S5] 1931 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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