Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


323 Plaza Road North1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 323 Plaza Road North were
     in 1931: Leslie F Hiler2
     in 1933: Harry E Hewson3
     in 1937: Leopold L Pincus4
     in 1939: Melvin H Young5
     and in 1941: A. R. Von Metzger6
     in 1935 it was listed as vacant.7

New York Times, 5 June 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 323 Plaza Road North, Radburn to Leslie F Hiler formerly of Ridgewood.8 On 20 June 1930 the New York Times reported again that The City Housing Corporation sold dwellings at 13 Burnham Place, Radburn 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

Leslie F Hiler was born in 1900 in New Jersey.10,11 He married Gladys P in 1930.10 Leslie F Hiler was a (cement) salesman.10,2 He owned a radio in 1930.10 Leslie F Hiler was a Veteran of the World War.10 Leslie F Hiler and Gladys P Hiler moved in 1930 from 326A Plaza Road North to 323 Plaza Road North.8 They moved before 1933 to Ridgewood.3

Harry E Hewson married Kathryn R.3 Harry E Hewson was a service engineer.3 Harry E Hewson moved before 1935 to Passaic.7

Leopold L Pincus married Peggy S.5 Leopold L Pincus moved before 1939 from 323 Plaza Road North to 335 Howard Ave.5

Melvin H Young married Tressie.12 Melvin H Young was a metallurgist in Paterson.12 Melvin H Young and Tressie Young moved before 1939 from 328B Plaza Road North to 323 Plaza Road North, and before 1941 to 2 Barry Place.5,6

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times, Jun 5, 1930. pg. 50.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Jun 20, 1930. pg. 46.
  10. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 4A (152), line 19-20.
  11. [S12] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1019, pg. 149. ED 97. Line 84-92.
  12. [S27] City Directory, 1946.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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