5 Berkeley Place1

The occupants of 5 Berkeley Place were:

#1. Olive E. Clark (1930).
The value of the house in 1930 was $7,900.2

The New York Times, 17 May 1930, pg. 35.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 5 Berkeley Place in Radburn to Olive E. Clark of Ridgewood.3

Olive E. Clark was born in 1886 in Illinois.2 Olive E. Clark was widowed.2 Olive E. Clark appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 5 Berkeley Place with her child Robert R.2 She owned a radio in 1930.2 Robert was born in 1911 in New York.2 Robert R. Clark was a newspaper reporter.2

#2. Roy S. Middlemas (1933).

Roy S. Middlemas married Aimee T.4 Roy S. Middlemas was a mechanical engineer in New York.4,5 Roy and Aimee were listed in 1931 at 201-C24 Abbott Road, in 1933 at 5 Berkeley Place, and in 1935 as removed to New York

#3. E. Harvey Jube (from 1935 to 1939).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $55.6

E. Harvey Jube was born in 1903 in New York.6 E. Harvey Jube married Eva M.7,6 Harvey Jube was a clerk in Newark. Later he was a salesman. In the 1940 census he was listed as a sales agent (auto accounts).7,8,6 Eva was born in 1903 in New York.6 Harvey and Eva had 2 children: Edward and Laura.6 Edward was born in 1930 in New York.6 Laura was born in 1934 in New York.6 Harvey and Eva were listed in 1935-9 at 5 Berkeley Place, and in 1940-6 at 3 Beekman Place.

#4. Walter A. West (1941).

Walter A. West was born in 1906 in Pennsylvania.9 Walter A. West married Helen.9,10 Walter A. West was a commercial artist in advertising in New York.9,10 Helen was born in 1908 in New York.9 Walter and Helen were listed in 1940 at 340B Plaza Road North, and in 1941 at 5 Berkeley Place.

5 Berkeley Place was not listed in the numerical directory in 1931.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3B (151), line 68-69.
  3. [S22] NY Times, May 17, 1930. pg. 35.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S39] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1577, page 175, line 89-91 (ED 1035).
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 9B (1313), line 66-69.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 1B (1305), line 73-74.
  10. [S10] 1941 Directory.