3 Bancroft Place1

The occupants of 3 Bancroft Place were:

#1. William E. Bergeron (from 1930 to 1933).
     In 1933 Helen R. Enright resides with him.
The value of the house in 1930 was $8,800.2

William E. Bergeron was born in 1903 in Massachusetts.2 William E. Bergeron married Josephine A. in 1929.2 Wm. E. Bergeron appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 3 Bancroft Place, with Josephine A. as wife.2 William E. Bergeron was a civil engineer at the City Housing Corp. in Radburn.2,3,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Josephine was born in 1904 in Minnesota.2
Helen R. Enright was a nurse.4

#2. William H. Spanjer Jr. (1935).

William H. Spanjer Jr. married Eleanor H.5 William H. Spanjer Jr. was a salesman in Newark.5 William was listed in 1935 at 3 Bancroft Place, in 1937-9 at 2 Arlington Place, and in 1941 as removed to Bloomfield.

#3. Ralph W. Hemminger (from 1939 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $6,000.6

Ralph W. Hemminger was born in 1910 in Pennsylvania.6 Ralph W. Hemminger married Jessamyne N.7,8,6 Ralph W. Hemminger was in 1937 a personal trust officer, and in 1939-41 an account manager, both in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as an investment manager in a bank.7,8,6,9 Jessamyne was born in 1909 in Rhode Island.6 Ralph and Jessamine lived in 1935 in Brooklyn, New York.6 Ralph and Jessamine had a son Girard.6 Girard was born in 1935 in New York.6 Ralph and Jessamyne were listed in 1937 at 346B Plaza Road North, and in 1939-46 at 3 Bancroft Place.

In 1937 it was listed as vacant.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3A (151), line 1-2.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10A (1314), line 3-5.
  7. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.