2 Arlington Place1

The occupants of 2 Arlington Place were:

#1. Russell A. Pickens (from 1930 to 1931).
The value of the house in 1930 was $11,900.2

The New York Times, 24 January 1930, pg. 46.
     The City Housing Corporation sold the one-family house at 2 Arlington Place, Radburn, to Russell A. Pickens of Woodcliff, NJ.3

Russell A. Pickens was born in 1901 in New York.2 Russell A. Pickens married Doris L. in 1927.2 Russell A. Pickens appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 2 Arlington Place, with Doris L. as wife, and their child Roscoe A..2 Russell A. Pickens was a branch manager (elec. refrigerators) in New York.2,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Doris was born in 1907 in Massachusetts.2 Roscoe was born in March 1927 in New Jersey.2

#2. William C. Rogers (from 1933 to 1935).

William C. Rogers married Anna A.5 William C. Rogers was a personnel director in New York.5

#3. William H. Spanjer Jr. (from 1937 to 1939).

William H. Spanjer Jr. married Eleanor H.6 William H. Spanjer Jr. was a salesman in Newark.6 William was listed in 1935 at 3 Bancroft Place, in 1937-9 at 2 Arlington Place, and in 1941 as removed to Bloomfield.

#4. George B. Denious (from 1940 to 1941).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $60.7

George B. Denious was born in 1909 in Colorado.7 George B. Denious married Elizabeth T.8,7,9 George B. Denious was a bank clerk in New York.8,7,9 Elizabeth was born in 1910 in New York.7 George and Elizabeth lived in 1935 in New York City, New York.7 George and Elizabeth had a daughter Martha W.7 Martha was born in 1939 in New York.7 George and Elizabeth were listed in 1939 at 340B Plaza Road North, and in 1940-1 at 2 Arlington Place.

2 Arlington Place was not listed in the numerical directory in 1944.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 1A (149), line 42-44.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Jan 24, 1930. pg. 46.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 8B, line 65-67.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.