3 Ballard Place1

The occupants of 3 Ballard Place were:

#1. Kenneth E. Robb (from 1933 to 1941).
     In 1937-1939 his mother Juliet E. Robb is also listed.
The value of the house in 1940 was $9,500.2

Kenneth E. Robb was born in 1896 in New York.2 Kenneth E. Robb married Margaret C.3,2 Kenneth E. Robb was an advertising manager (book publishing) in New York.3,2 Margaret was born in 1907 in New York.2 Kenneth and Margaret had a son Donald.2 Donald was born in 1938 in New Jersey.2
The Ridgewood Sunday News, 20 January 1935, pg. 7.
     Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Robb of Ballard Place entertained at bridge last evening. Mr. and Mrs. Madison W. Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mitchell and John Robertson of Radburn, and Miss Margaret Groult of Queens Village, L.I., Miss Groult, Mrs. W. O. Robb of Forest Hills and Miss Grace Mills of New York were luncheon guests of Mrs. Robb yesterday.4

The New York Times, 19 July 1933, pg. 17.
     Kenneth E. Robb is the youngest son of Willis O. Robb and Juliet M. Everts. They married in 1886 in Cincinnati. Willis died on Monday night (July 17) at his home of arterial sclerosis. He was before his retirement in 1928 the manager of the New York Fire Insurance Exchange.5

Juliet E. Robb was born in 1859 in Wisconsin.6 Juliet was listed in 1937-9 at 3 Ballard Place, and in 1940-1 at 201-C2 Abbott Road.

3 Ballard Place was not listed in the numerical directory before 1933.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7B (1311), line 49-51.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S18] Ridgewood Sunday, 20 Jan 1935, pg. 7.
  5. [S22] NY Times, Jul 19, 1933. p. 17.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 3A (1307), line 11.