15 Ballard Place1


The occupants of 15 Ballard Place were:

#1. Clarence G. Smith (from 1933 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $9,500.2

Clarence G. Smith was born in 1899 in New Jersey.2 Clarence G. Smith married M. Gladys.3,4,2 Clarence G. Smith was a (marine) engineer in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as a sales manager (oil burners).3,4,5,2 Gladys was born in 1900 in New York.2 Clarence and Gladys had a daughter Barbara.2 Barbara was born in 1932 in New York.2 Clarence was listed in 1931 at 201-B33 Abbott Road, and in 1933-41 at 15 Ballard Place.

#2. Richard B. Swallow (from 1944 to 1946).

Richard B. Swallow was born in 1901 in New Hampshire.6 Richard B. Swallow married Madlynn B.4,6,7 Richard B. Swallow was in 1933 an electrical engineer, and after 1937 an assistant division meter chief in Jersey City. In the 1940 census he is listed as an electrical engineer at a public utility.4,8,6 Richard was listed in 1933 at 24 Reading Terrace, in 1935-7 at 201-B42 Abbott Road, then in 1939-40 at 6 Ballard Place, in 1941 at 17 Beekman Place, and in 1944-6 at 15 Ballard Place.9,5,7,10


15 Ballard 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 62A (1318), line 24-26.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 65B (1321), line 43-44.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  9. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  10. [S11] 1944 Directory.