3 Brighton Place1

The occupants of 3 Brighton Place were:

#1. James J. Carroll (1931).

James J. Carroll married Francis M.2 James J. Carroll was a manager in New York.2 James was listed in 1931 at 3 Brighton Place, and in 1933 as removed to New York City

#2. Leland A. Chappelle (from 1933 to 1937).
     In 1933-7 Alice W. Chappelle is listed also.

The New York Times, 20 June 1931, pg. 34.
     Leland A. Chappelle, a former resident of Radburn, is returning to the development after residence in the Bronx, having bought a house at 3 Brighton Place from the City Housing Corporation.3

Leland A. Chappelle was born in 1900 in New York.4 Leland A. Chappelle married Ethel in 1925.4 Leland A. Chappelle was a salesman (of fire apparatus), later a policeman.4,2,5 He owned a radio in 1930.4 Ethel was born in 1899 in New York.4 Leland and Ethel had one daughter Dorothy.4
Leland and Ethel were listed in 1930-1 at 4 Berkeley Place, in 1933-7 at 3 Brighton Place, and in 1939 as removed to Morristown Alice W. Chappelle moved with them. Alice W. Chappelle was widowed (Spouse: Jules).5 No occupation was listed for Alice W. Chappelle.6

#3. Edward Sandala (from 1939 to 1940).
     Michael Sandala lives with him.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $55.7

Edward Sandala was born in 1900 in Pennsylvania.7 Edward Sandala married Hattie.8,7 Edward Sandala was a photo engraver in New York.8,7 Hattie was born in 1907 in New York.7 Edward and Hattie had 3 children: Helen, Shirley and Edward Jr.7 Helen was born in 1922 in Pennsylvania.7 Shirley was born in 1928 in New Jersey.7 Edward was born in 1939 in New Jersey.7 Edward and Hattie were listed in 1935-7 at 324A Plaza Road North, and in 1939-40 at 3 Brighton Place.

Michael Sandala was born in 1870 in Austria.7 Michael Sandala was widowed.9 No occupation was listed for Michael Sandala.10,9 Michael lived in 1935 in Acme, Pennsylvania.9

#4. Herbert F. Geier (from 1941 to 1944).

Herbert F. Geier was born in 1907 in New York.11 Herbert F. Geier married Georgiana A.12,11 Herbert F. Geier was a mechanical engineer in New York. In the 1940 census he was listed as a salesman for a wholesale bakery.12,11 Georgiana was born in 1902 in Michigan.11 Herbert and Georgiana had 2 children: Herbert Jr. and Richard.11 Herbert was listed in 1941-4 at 3 Brighton Place, and in 1946 at 9 Aberdeen Place.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S22] NY Times, June 20, 1931. pg. 34.
  4. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3B (151), line 77-79.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7B (1311), line 77-80, sheet 8A (1312), line 1-2.
  8. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  9. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7B (1311), line 49-51.
  10. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  11. [S39] Federal Census: 1940 (T627, roll 4172). Texas, Dallas County, Dallas, Justice Precinct 1, ED: 255-21, pg. 375, sheet 6B, line 60-63.
  12. [S10] 1941 Directory.