8 Arlington Place1

The occupants of 8 Arlington Place were:

#1. Walter M. Parr (1929).

The New York Times, 17 October 1929, pg. 58.
     Walter M. Parr of Hawthorne bought a new house at 8 Arlington Place, in the Radburn development, from the City Housing Corporation.2
He does not appear in the census or the directory.

#2. Victor E. King (from 1930 to 1935).
The value of the house in 1930 was $9,500.3

The New York Times, 30 November 1929, pg. 39.
     The City Housing Corporation sold the house at 8 Arlington Place, Radburn to Victor E. King of Bloomfield, NJ.4

Victor E. King was born in 1900 in New Hampshire.3 Victor E. King married Helen G. in 1923.3 Victor E. King appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 8 Arlington Place, with Helen as wife, and their children Keith, Joanne and Richard.3 Victor E. King was a public school teacher in Montclair, New Jersey.3,5 He owned a radio in 1930.3 Helen was born in 1904 in Maine.3 Keith was born in December 1926 in New Jersey.3 Joanne was born in May 1928 in New Jersey.3 Richard was born in November 1929 in New Jersey.3 Victor and Helen were listed in 1930-5 at 8 Arlington Place, and in 1937 as removed to Montclair.

#3. James M. Allen (1937).

James M. Allen married Mary E.6 James M. Allen was a clerk in New York.6

#4. Earle deW. Lissner (from 1939 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $6,700.7

Earle deW. Lissner was born in 1902 in Montana.7 Earle deW. Lissner married Alice S.8,7 Earle deW. Lissner was an industrial fuel engineer at the PSE&G Co.8,7 Alice was born in 1906 in Illinois.7 Earle and Alice lived in 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey.7 Earle and Alice had 2 daughters: Barbara and Cornelia.7 Barbara was born in 1929 in New York.7 Cornelia was born in 1936 in New Jersey.7


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, Oct 17, 1929. pg. 58.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 5B (153), line 75-79.
  4. [S22] NY Times, Nov 30, 1929. pg. 39.
  5. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 65A (1321), line 7-10.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.