10 Burnham Place1

The occupants of 10 Burnham Place were:

#1. Walter Bender (1931).

The New York Times, 12 August 1930, pg. 41.
     The City Housing Corporation announced the sale of the house at 10 Burnham Place, Radburn to Walter Bender of East Orange.2
Walter Bender married Elizabeth.3 Walter Bender was in 1931 an assistant sales manager in New York. In 1933 he was a broker, and in 1935-1939 a jr. executive, and in 1941 an executive, all in New York.3,4,5,6,7 Walter was listed in 1931 at 10 Burnham Place, in 1933-9 at 3 Bedford Place, and in 1941-4 at 201-C5 Abbott Road.

#2. Karl B. Duerr (from 1933 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $8,000.8

Karl B. Duerr was born in 1901 in New York.8 Karl B. Duerr married Edith M.4,8 Karl B. Duerr was a telephone engineer in New York.4,5,7 Edith was born in 1901 in Michigan.8 Karl and Edith had 2 children: William and Jean.8 William was born in 1927 in New York.8,9,10 Jean was born in 1931 in New York.8 William Duerr graduated on 20 July 1944 from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood. William was one of the last graduating class of Radburnites of Ridgewood High School. He planned to join the Navy.9,10
The Fair Lawn - Paramus Clarion, 21 July 1944, pg. 6.
     William Duerr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl B. Duerr of Burnham Place and Alan Schade, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Alan Schade of Addison Place left on Friday (July 17), and are at Great Lakes Naval Base. They passed V-6 tests and are training as radio technicians.9


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, Aug 12, 1930. pg. 41.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 64A (1320), line 13-16.
  9. [S27] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.
  10. [S29] Arrow, 1944.