1 Burlington Place1

The occupants of 1 Burlington Place were:

#1. Oliver C. Hall (from 1930 to 1935).
The value of the house in 1930 was $10,000.2

Oliver C. Hall was born in 1892 in Rhode Island.2,3 Oliver C. Hall married May G. in 1930.2 Oliver C. Hall appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 1 Burlington Place, with May G. as wife.2 Oliver C. Hall was an (electrical) engineer at the Telephone Company in New York.2,4,5,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 May was born in 1909 in New York.2 Oliver and May had 3 children: Oliver Ellwood, Elizabeth and Margaret.3 Oliver and May were listed in 1930-5 at 1 Burlington Place, and in 1937-46 at 316 Howard Ave.
The Arts and Crafts Guild, 1932.
     Woodcraft Class will meet with Mr. S. B. Sage and Mr. Oliver C. Hall in the workshop. Instructions will be given in furniture design, construction of book cases, children's furniture, garden and porch furniture, coffee tables, footstools and the like. Assistance on furniture repairing. A new workbench, and some motorized equipment, jig and lathe are available. Mr. Sage has designed and build many pieces of furniture without the use of power equipment. He has had training in woodworking, metal working, forge and machine shop practice, and is a consultant on furniture design. Mr Hall's engineering training and knowledge of woodworking will provide much useful help in home construction projects.6

#2. W. Earle D. Schwartz (from 1937 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $7,500.7

W. Earle D. Schwartz was born in 1895 in New Jersey.7 Earle Schwartz married Emily C.8,7 Earle Schwartz was in advertising in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as a salesman in outdoor advertising.8,7 Emily was born in 1895 in New Jersey.7 Earle and Emily lived in 1935 in Allentown, Pennsylvania.7 Earle and Emily had 2 daughters: Patricia Ann and Shirley.7 Patricia was born in 1927 in Michigan.7 Shirley Schwartz graduated in 1947 from Fair Lawn High School.9,10 Shirley was born in 1929 in Michigan.7,9 Shirley Schwartz died on 6 July 2011 in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.9 (Obituary in the Radburn Bulletin on 4 August 2011, #3159).10


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 2B (150), line 74-75.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 8A (1312), line 24-28.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S20] Robert B. Hudson, Radburn, pg. 109.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10B (1314), line 52-55.
  8. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  9. [S23] Obituary, online http://obits.nj.com/obituaries/trenton/obituary.aspx?n=shirley-schwartz-bostock&pid=152424671
  10. [S35] The Bulletin, #3159, 4 August 2011.