Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


201-C31 Abbott Road1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 201-C31 Abbott Road were
     in 1931: G Martin Van Doren1
     in 1933: J Milton Gee2
     in 1935: George Hudson Smith3
     in 1937-9: Lawrence P Marron4,5
     and in 1941: F. S. Fiore.6

G Martin Van Doren married Mildred F.2 Martin Van Doren was the secretary-treasurer at the Fair Lawn - Radburn Trust Co. At River Rd, corner of Fairlawn Ave in Fair Lawn.1 Martin Van Doren moved before 1933 to Fair Lawn.2

J Milton Gee married Alice.2 Milton Gee was a salesman.2 J Milton Gee moved before 1935 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3

George H Smith was born in 1911.7 George H Smith graduated in 1932 from Yale.7 George H Smith married Ruth M, of 7 Ashburn Place on 18 March 1933.8 George H Smith was a clerk, and later an actuary accountant in New York.3,6 George H Smith died on 2 April 1997 in Chatam.7 George and his wife Ruth had one son, Peter L.9 George H Smith and Ruth Mackey moved before 1937 from 201-C31 Abbott Road to 201-C23 Abbott Road, then before 1939 to 334A Plaza Road North, before 1941 to 13-19 Plaza Road South, before 1958 to 16A Townley Road.4,5,6,10

Lawrence P Marron was not married. Lawrence P Marron was the vice-president of a fuel company in Passaic. His brother Edward was the secretary, and his parents Joseph F and Rose owned the company.6 Lawrence P Marron moved before 1941 with his parents and brother to Ridgewood.6

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  3. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S15] Bergen Record, Apr. 4, 1997. pg. L8.
  8. [S26] Joan Brooks, "MACKEY/SMITH," e-mail to e-mail address, 2 Aug 2005.
  9. [S27] City Directory, 1964, 1966.
  10. [S27] City Directory, 1958.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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