Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


1 Arlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 1 Arlington Place were
     in 1930-1: W Alton Harrison2,3
     in 1933: Byron VanHorn4
     and in 1935-9: Everett G Wightman5,6,7
     In 1941 it was listed as vacant. 8

W Alton Harrison was born in 1907 in New Jersey.2 W Alton Harrison appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 1 Arlington Place, with Marie as wife.2 The value of the house was $11,900.2 Alton Harrison was a lawyer (general legal work), and in 1931 an attorney and the Recorder at the Borough of Fair Lawn and later also attorney for the Fair Lawn Board of Education. His office was in the Fair Lawn - Radburn Trust Building.2,3,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Alton and Marie moved before 1933 from 1 Arlington Place to Fair Lawn to 4 Aberdeen Place, but before 1939 they moved back into Radburn. In 1941 they are not listed.4,7,8

Byron VanHorn married Carrie.4 No occupation was listed for Byron VanHorn.4 Byron VanHorn moved before 1935 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.5

Everett G Wightman married Grace M.4 Everett G Wightman was employed at the Telephone Company.4 Everett G Wightman moved before 1935 from 346A Plaza Road North to 1 Arlington Place.5 Everett G Wightman moved before 1941 to 73 Ridge Road, Glen Rock.8

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1A (149), line 22-23.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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