Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


13 Burnham Place1
b. 1929

After 1935 it was numbered #11A.2,3 The occupants of 13 Burnham Place were
     in 1933: George K Smith4
     in 1935-7: Walton B Miller2,5
     and in 1941: W. L. Linton3
     In 1931 and 1939 it was listed as vacant6,7, but in 1931 [Occupant-4] was probably living there.8

New York Times, 20 June 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold a dwelling at 13 Burnham Place, Radburn, NJ to Melville E Hiler, formerly of Ridgewood, NJ and the house at 323 Plaza Road North to his brother Leslie F Hiler, who formerly lived in an apartment at Radburn.9

Melville E Hiler was born in 1904 in New Jersey.10 He married Elizabeth.4 Melville E Hiler was a salesman.4 Melville moved before 1931 away from Radburn, as there was never an entry in the directory.6

George K Smith married Helen M.4 George K Smith was a manager in New York.4

Thomas H Smith was born in 1870 in Ohio.11 He married Matilda K.4 George K Smith and Thomas H Smith moved before 1935 to Plainfield.2

Walton B Miller married Emma A.2 Walton B Miller was an assistant manager in Jersey City.2 Walton B Miller moved before 1939 from 13 Burnham Place to 2 Bristol Place, and before 1941 to 1 Bristol Place.7,3

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  3. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Jun 20, 1930. pg. 46.
  10. [S12] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1019, pg. 149. ED 97. Line 84-92.
  11. [S12] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1161, pg 204, ED 637, line 22-25.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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