Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


4 Berkeley Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 4 Berkeley Place were
     in 1930-1: Leland A Chappelle2,3
     in 1933: Harold A Cooley4
     and in 1935-41: Robert F Kendall.5,6,7,8

New York Times, 2 February 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold the one-family house at 4 Berkeley Place, Radburn, New Jersey to Leland A Chappelle.9

Leland A Chappelle was born in 1900 in New York.2 He married Ethel in 1925.2 Leland Chappelle appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 4 Berkeley Place, with Ethel as wife, and their child Dorothy.2 The value of the house was $9,500.2 Leland A Chappelle was a salesman (of fire apparatus), later a policeman.2,3,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Leland A Chappelle moved after the census from 4 Berkeley Place to the Bronx, New York, and in 1931 to 3 Brighton Place.4,10

Harold A Cooley married Minnie.4 Harold A Cooley was a salesman.4 Harold A Cooley moved before 1935 from 4 Berkeley Place to 2 Ashburn Place.5

Robert F Kendall married Gertrude E.5 Robert F Kendall was an advertising writer in New York.5

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 3B (151), line 77-79.
  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, Feb2, 1930. pg. 36.
  10. [S22] NY Times, June 20, 1931. pg. 34.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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