Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


4 Bancroft Place1
b. 1929

4 Bancroft Place was occupied by Gustav H Burger from 1931 until after 1941. 2,3

New York Times, 16 March 1930
     The City Housing Corporation has sold a one-family house at 4 Bancroft Place, Radburn to Gustav H Burger of Cliffside Park.4

Gustav H Burger was born in 1889 in Switzerland.5 He married Gertrude in 1925.2,5 Gustav H Burger was a dyer, and later a silkexaminer in Paterson.2,5 Gustav and his wife Gertrude had a daughter Doris, who was born in 1928.5

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  4. [S22] NY Times, May 16, 1930. pg. 47.
  5. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1311, sheet 17B, pg 50, ED 22, line 62-64.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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