Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


8 Burlington Place1
b. 1929

8 Burlington Place was occupied by John A Sterling from before the census until after 1941.2,3,4
In 1931 the directory listed it as vacant.5

John A Sterling was born in 1899 in Illinois.2 He married Constance in 1925.2 John A Sterling appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 8 Burlington Place, with Constance as wife, and their child Constance Jane.2 The value of the house was $9,300.2 John A Sterling was a field manager for a publishing company, in 1931 he was a field supervisor in Pennsylvania. In 1937-39 he was a department manager in New York, and in 1941 the president of the Home and Church Organization Service, Inc. In 1946 his wife Constance was listed as the president. The organization was no longer located in the Plaza Building at 115 (208) Plaza Road N in Radburn.2,4,6 He owned a radio in 1930.2 John A Sterling was a Veteran of the World War.2

Constance Jane Sterling was born in August 1926 in Missouri.2 Constance Jane Sterling graduated on 16 June 1944 from Ridgewood High School.7,8

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 87-89.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  5. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S11] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.
  8. [S29] Arrow, 1944.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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