Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


318 Howard Ave1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 318 Howard Ave were
     in 1930-1: Romulo A Mills2,3
     in 1933-9: Albert S Irving MD4,5,6,7
     and in 1941: Charles F. Droste.8

New York Times, 15 November 1929
     The City Housing Corporation sold the one-family house at 318 Howard Ave, Radburn to Carolina A Mills of Jersey City.9

Romulo A Mills was born in 1856 in Canada.2 He married Berty L in 1887.2 Romulo A Mills appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 318 Howard Ave, with Berty L as wife, and their children Carolina A and Susan B.2 The value of the house was $13,900.2 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Romulo A Mills and Berty L Mills moved before 1933 from 318 Howard Ave to Jersey City.4

Albert S Irving MD was born in 1901 in New York.10 He married Adele in 1928.10 Albert S Irving MD was a physician He also had an office in Newark.10,3,4 He owned a radio in 1930.10 Albert S Irving MD and Adele Irving moved before 1933 from 201-B4 Abbott Road to 318 Howard Ave.4 They moved before 1941 to Texas.8

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 3A (151), line 37-40.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Nov 11, 1929. pg. 53.
  10. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5B (153), line 52-53.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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