Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


17 Beekman Place1
b. 1930

     The occupants of 17 Beekman Place were
     in 1933-7: Leo J Ryan2,3,4
     in 1939: Leo's widow Mrs Ruth E Ryan and Mrs. L. K. Bowie5
     and in 1941: Richard B Swallow6
In 1931 it was listed as vacant.7

Leo J Ryan married Ruth E.2 Leo J Ryan was a clerk in New York.2 Leo J Ryan died before 1939.5

Ruth E Ryan was a registry clerk in New York.5 Ruth E Ryan moved before 1941 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.6

Richard B Swallow married Madlynn B.2,6 Richard B Swallow was an electrical engineer, and after 1937 an assistant division meter chief in Jersey City.2,4 Before coming to Radburn Richard lived in Jersey City.8 Richard B Swallow moved before 1935 from 24 Reading Terrace to 201-B42 Abbott Road, then before 1939 to 6 Ballard Place, and before 1941 to 17 Beekman Place.3,5,6

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  3. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times, May 27, 1931. pg. 53.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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