12 Bedford Place1


The occupants of 12 Bedford Place were:

#1. George M. Cooper (from 1933 to 1941).
The value of the house in 1940 was $10,500.2

George M. Cooper was born in 1903 in New Jersey.3,2 George M. Cooper married Hazel M. in 1929.3,2 George M. Cooper was a salesman (in railroad supply).3,4,2 He did not own a radio in 1930.3 Hazel was born in 1903 in New York.3,2 George and Hazel had 3 children: Diane, Bruce and Jerome.2 Diane was born in 1932 in New Jersey.2 Bruce was born in 1936 in New Jersey.2 Jerome was born in 1939 in New Jersey.2 George and Hazel were listed in 1930-1 at 6 Brearly Crescent, and in 1933-41 at 12 Bedford Place.

#2. John A. O'Hea (from 1944 to 1946).

John A. O'Hea was born in 1897 in New York.5,6 John A. O'Hea married Florence in 1922.5,6 John A. O'Hea was in 1930 a securities manager, in 1931 a salesman, and in 1946 an office manager in Newark. In the 1940 census heis listed as an assistant manager in life insurance.5,4,6,7 Florence was born in 1903 in Illinois.5 John and Florence were listed in 1930-3 at 328B Plaza Road North, in 1935-41 at 8 Randolph Terrace, and in 1944-6 at 12 Bedford Place.
John A. O'Hea Jr graduated on 20 July 1944 from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood. John A. O'Hea Jr was one of the last graduating class of Radburnites of Ridgewood High School. He planned to go into the Navy.8,9 John A. O'Hea Jr served in 1946 in the US Navy.7


12 Bedford Place was not listed in the numerical directory before 1933.

Citations

  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 6B (1310), line 66-70.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3B (151), line 86-87.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 4A (152), line 25-27.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-94, sheet 5A (1405), line 35-39.
  7. [S12] 1946 Directory.
  8. [S29] Arrow, 1944.
  9. [S27] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.