Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


10 Bolton Place1
b. 1930

     The occupants of 10 Bolton Place were
     in 1931: Victor H Lawn2,3
     and in 1933-41: Floyd Lyle.4,5,6,7

Victor H Lawn was born in 1892 in New York.8 He married Dorothy C in 1916.2,8 Victor H Lawn was an advertising manager for a newspaper, and in 1931 a publicity agent in New York.2,8 Victor and his wife Dorothy had two sons Evan and Roger.8 Before coming to Radburn Victor and Dorothy lived in Brooklyn.8 Dorothy C Lawn moved before 1933 from 10 Bolton Place to 8 Bancroft Place.3

Roger C Lawn was born in 1923 in New York.8 Roger C Lawn attended Radburn School.9 Roger C Lawn graduated in 1940 from Ridgewood High School, and atttended the University of Michigan for two years.9,10
Roger C Lawn served in the Army, He was inducted in Jan 1943, and received training in Miami and Denver, CO. He was sent oversees in the fall of 1943. He was a bombardier (private).9,11 Roger C Lawn died on 20 May 1944 in Italy.9

Floyd Lyle married Katherine L.3 Floyd Lyle was a manager in New York.3

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1538, pg 75, line 70-73 (ED-875).
  9. [S11] Clarion, July 21, 1944. insert. Serviceman's Newsletter, July 1944..
  10. [S29] Arrow, 1940.
  11. [S24] NARA, online unknown url, World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel Buncombe County, North Carolina. pg. 4. <http://media.nara.gov/media/images/29/15/29-1431a.gif>.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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