8 Bolton Place1

The occupants of 8 Bolton Place were:

#1. Lewis E. Davis (from 1931 to 1933).

The New York Times, 4 September 1930, pg. 40.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a residence at 8 Bolton Place, Radburn to Lewis E. Davis from Manhattan. This was again reported the next day (pg. 41).2,3
Lewis E. Davis married Mildred H.4 Lewis E. Davis was a manager in New York.4 Lewis was listed in 1931-3 at 8 Bolton Place, and in 1935 at 107 Oak Street, Ridgewood.

#2. Albert H. Russell (1935).

Albert H. Russell was born in 1904 in Wisconsin.5 Albert H. Russell married Marion M.4,5 Albert H. Russell was an (surity) underwriter in New York.6,7,5 Marion was born in 1902 in New York.5 Albert and Marion were listed in 1931-3 at 16 Bancroft Place, in 1935 at 8 Bolton Place, then in 1937 they were not listed, and in 1939-46 at 360 Owen Avenue.

#3. Donald D. MacAlpine (from 1937 to 1939).

Donald D. MacAlpine was born in 1904 in New York.8 Donald D. MacAlpine married Ruth F.7,8 Donald D. MacAlpine was a statistician in New York. In the 1940 census he was listed as an investment banker.9,7,8 Ruth was born in 1908 in New York.8 Donald and Ruth were listed in 1937-9 at 8 Bolton Place, and in 1940 at 302-F7 Highstreet.
Donald D. MacAlpine (wife Ruth) is no longer listed at 8 Bolton Place in 1941, but a Donald McAlpin (no spouse) is listed as residing with the head of household at 8 Ballard Place. Is this the same person?

#4. John L. Milton Jr (from 1940 to 1941).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $69.10

John L. Milton was born in 1909 in New Jersey.10 John L. Milton married Barbara P.7,10,11 John L. Milton was a lawyer in Jersey City.7,10,11 John lived in 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey.10 Barbara was born in 1913 in Massachusetts.10 Barbara lived in 1935 in Baltimore, Maryland.10 John and Barbara had a son John Pales.10 John was born in 1939 in Jersey City, New Jersey.10 John was listed in 1939 at 201-C7 Abbott Road, and in 1940-1 at 8 Bolton Place.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, Sep 4, 1930. pg. 40.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Sep 5, 1930. pg. 41.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 62B (1318), line 43-46.
  6. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 3A/B (1307), line 40-43.
  9. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  10. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 5A (1309), line 25-27.
  11. [S10] 1941 Directory.