Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


15 Berkeley Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 15 Berkeley Place were
     in 1930-1: John R Roscow2,3
     and in 1933-41: George G Skelton.4,5,6,7,8

New York Times, 31 January 1932
George S. Skelton, the occupant of 15 Berkeley Place bought his house in 1932.9

John R Roscow was born in 1904 in New Jersey.2 He married Helen E in 1929.2,3 John R Roscow appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 15 Berkeley Place, with Helen E as wife.2 The value of the house was $10,000.2 John R Roscow was a manager in a silk factory, and in 1931 a superintendant in Paterson.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 John R Roscow and Helen E Roscow moved before 1933 to Paterson.4

George G Skelton married Blanche J.4 George G Skelton was a salesman.4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), 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.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Jan 31, 1932. pg. RE1.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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