11A Beekman Place1

The occupants of 11A Beekman Place were:

#1. George A. Thomas (from 1933 to 1935).

The New York Times, 1 July 1931, pg. 49.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house at 11A Beekman Place to George A. Thomas of Brooklyn.2
George A. Thomas married Josephine H.3 George A. Thomas was an accountant in New York.3 George was listed in 1933-5 at 11A Beekman Place, and in 1937 at 315 Franklin Ave, Ridgewood.

#2. John F. Koellisch (1937).

John F. Koellisch married Doris A.4 John F. Koellisch was an editor (and adv) in New York.4,5 John was listed in 1935 at 328A Plaza Road North, in 1937 at 11A Beekman Place, then in 1941 at 3 Berkeley Place, and in 1944-6 at 1 Bristol Place. In 1939 he was not listed.

#3. Everett L. Butler (from 1939 to 1941).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $62.

Everett L. Butler was born in 1908 in Massachusetts.6 Everett L. Butler married Louise P.4,6,5 Everett L. Butler was in 1935 a clerk at the Telephone Company Telephone Company in New York. He was in 1937 a district supervisor in New York, and in 1939-41 an employee at the Telephone Company.4,7,6 Louise was born in 1911 in Virginia.6 Everett and Louise lived in 1935 in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.6 Everett and Louise had 2 daughters: Louise and Elizabeth.6 Louise was born in 1933 in Virginia.6 Elizabeth was born in 1937 in Virginia.6 Everett and Louise were listed in 1935-7 at 334A Plaza Road North, and in 1939-41 at 11A Beekman Place.

Joseph M. Howlin was born in 1904 in New York.8 Joseph M. Howlin married Nora F.9,8 Joseph M. Howlin was a highschool teacher in New York.9,8 Nora was born in 1910 in New York.8 Joseph and Nora were listed in 1937-40 at 12 Bolton Place, and in 1944-6 at 11A Beekman Place.

In 1931 it was listed as vacant.10


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, July 1, 1931. pg. 49.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 6A (1310), line 14-17.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 5A (1309), line 15-19.
  9. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  10. [S5] 1931 Directory.