11A Burnham Place1

The occupants of 13 Burnham Place were:

#1. Melville E. Hiler (1930).
     He is never listed in the directories.

The New York Times, 20 June 1930, pg. 46.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a dwelling at 13 Burnham Place, Radburn, NJ to Melville E. Hiler, formerly of Ridgewood, NJ and the house at 323 Plaza Road North to his brother Leslie F. Hiler, who formerly lived in an apartment at Radburn.2
Melville E. Hiler married Elizabeth.3 Melville E. Hiler was a salesman.3

#2. George K. Smith (1933).

The New York Times, 2 July 1931, pg. 50.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house at 11A Burnham Place, Radburn to Helen B. Smith of Kew Gardens.4
George K. Smith married Helen M.3 George K. Smith was a manager in New York.3
Thomas H. Smith married Matilda K.3 George and Thomas were listed in 1933 at 13 Burnham Place, and in 1935 as removed to Plainfield.

#3. Walton B. Miller (from 1935 to 1937).

Walton B. Miller was born in 1901 in Illinois.5 Walton B. Miller married Emma A.1,5 Walton B. Miller was an assistant manager in Jersey City. Later he worked in real estate in Newark.1,6,5 Emma was born in 1906 in Virginia.5 Walton and Emma had 2 sons: Benton and David.5 Walton and Emma were listed in 1935-7 at 11A Burnham Place, in 1939 at 2 Bristol Place, then in 1940-1 at 1 Bristol Place, and in 1944-6 at 10 Bedford Place.

#4. Norman C. Elliot (1940).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $58.7

Norman C. Elliot was born in 1891 in Virginia.7 Norman C. Elliot married Louise in 1932.7,8,9 Norman C. Elliot was an office manager (railroad) in New York.8,7,9 Louise was born in 1908 in North Carolina.7 Norman and Louise lived in 1935 in Fair Lawn.7 Norman and Louise had a daughter Betty.7 Betty was born in 1934 in New Jersey.7 Norman and Louise were listed in 1937 at 14B Townley Road, in 1939 they were not listed, then in 1940 at 11A Burnham Place, in 1941-4 at 14 Burnham Place, and in 1946 at 8 Beekman Place.

#5. Walter L. Linton (1941).

Walter L. Linton married Jessie E.9 Walter L. Linton was a bondbroker in New York.9

In 1931 and 1939 it was listed as vacant.10


  1. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  2. [S22] NY Times, Jun 20, 1930. pg. 46.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S22] NY Times, Jul 2, 1931. pg. 50.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7A (1311), line 15-18.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7B (1311), line 67-69.
  8. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  10. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.