16 Bedford Place1

The occupants of 16 Bedford Place were:

#1. George M. Shook (1935).

George M. Shook married Agnes M.2 George M. Shook was an editor in Hoboken.2

#2. Charles D. Olsson (1939).

Charles D. Olsson married Jane K.3 Charles D. Olsson was a sales engineer in New York.3 Charles was listed in 1937 at 352A Plaza Road North, in 1939 at 16 Bedford Place, and in 1941 as removed to Kansas City, Missouri.

#3. Don Tullis (1940).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $75.4

Don Tullis was born in 1910 in Indiana.4 Don Tullis married Isabel.3,4 Don Tullis was a superintendent of prod. in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as an office manger for an insurance company.3,4 Isabel was born in 1911 in New York.4 Don and Isabel lived in 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio.4 Don and Isabel had 2 sons: Don Jr. and Gary.4 Don was born in 1932 in New Jersey.4 Gary was born in 1938 in Illinois.4 Don and Isabel were listed in 1939 at 11 Bedford Place, in 1940 at 16 Bedford Place, and in 1941 as removed to Mahwah.

#4. Albert S. Wilson (from 1941 to 1946).

Albert S. Wilson was born in 1903 in Tennessee.5 Albert S. Wilson married Nancy A.2,3,5 Albert S. Wilson was an engineer, later a section head at the telephone company in New York.2,3,5 Nancy was born in 1905 in Tennessee.5 Albert was born in 1928 in Kentucky.5,6,7 Stewart Wilson graduated on 20 July 1944 from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood. Stewart was one of the last graduating class of Radburnites of Ridgewood High School. He planned to join the Air Corps.7,6 Albert Jr. Wilson served in 1946 in the US Navy.8 Albert and Nancy were listed in 1935-40 at 5 Reading Terrace, and in 1941-8 at 16 Bedford Place.

16 Bedford Place was not listed in the numerical directory before 1933. In 1933 it was listed as vacant.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  3. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  4. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 66B (1322), line 53-56.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-94, sheet 6B (1406), line 41-43.
  6. [S29] Arrow, 1944.
  7. [S27] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.
  8. [S12] 1946 Directory.