Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


11 Berkeley Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 11 Berkeley Place were
     in 1930-5: Norman W Morison2,3,4,5
     and in 1937-41: Percy A. Leary.6,7,8

New York Times, 31 January 1932
H. W. Morison, the occupant of 11 Berkeley Place was the sales manager for the City Housing Corporation.9

New York Times, 23 June 1929
Norman Morison, the occupant of 11 Berkeley Place is mentioned among the early settlers of Radburn.10

Norman W Morison was born in 1895 in Massachussetts.2 Norman W Morrison appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 11 Berkeley Place, with Ruth L. as wife.2 The value of the house was $13,500.2 Norman W Morison was a sales manager at the City Housing Corporation at 115 Plaza Road North in Radburn.2,3,10 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Norman W Morison was a Veteran of the World War.2 Before coming to Radburn Norman lived in Hackensack.10

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 24-25.
  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, Jan 31, 1932. pg. RE1.
  10. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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