Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


8 Arlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 8 Arlington Place were
     in 1929: Walter M Parr2
     in 1930-5: Victor E King3,4,5,6
     in 1937: J M Allen7
     and in 1939-41: Earle deW Lissner.8,9

New York Times, 30 November 1929
     The City Housing Corporation sold the house at 8 Arlington Place, Radburn to Victor E King of Bloomfield, NJ.10

New York Times, 17 October 1929
     Walter M Parr of Hawthorne bought a new house at 8 Arlington Place, in the Radburn development, from the City Housing Corporation.11

Victor E King was born in 1900 in New Hampshire.3 Victor E King appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 8 Arlington Place, with Helen as wife, and their children Keith, Joanne and Richard.3 The value of the house was $9,500.3 Victor E King was a public school teacher in Montclair, New Jersey.3,4 He owned a radio in 1930.3 Victor E King and Helen King moved before 1937 to Montclair.7

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5B (153), line 75-79.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  7. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  10. [S22] NY Times, Nov 30, 1929. pg. 39.
  11. [S22] NY Times, Oct 17, 1929. pg. 58.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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