Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


10 Burlington Place1
b. 1929

10 Burlington Place was occupied by Robert J Yake from before the census until after 1941.2,3,4

Robert J Yake was born in 1901 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Kathryn in 1924.2 Robert J Yake appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 10 Burlington Place, with Kathryn as wife, and their children Robert and Jean.2 The value of the house was $9,400.2 Robert J Yake was an engineer at the Telephone Company in New York.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2

Robert Yake Jr was born in 1926 in New York.2 Robert Yake Jr graduated in 1943 from Ridgewood High School.5
Robert Yake Jr served in 1944 in the Army Air Corps, He received advanced training as a bombardier in San Angelo, Texas.6,7

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 90-93.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  5. [S29] Arrow, 1943.
  6. [S11] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.
  7. [S11] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 2.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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