201-A27 Abbott Road1

The occupants of 201-A27 Abbott Road were:

#1. Forrest E. Long (from 1930 to 1931).
The monthly rent in 1930 was $88.-.2

Forrest E. Long was born in 1896 in Missouri.2,3 Forrest E. Long married Hazel in 1916.2,3 Forest E. Long appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 201-A27 Abbott Road, with Hazel as wife, and their child Edwin L..2 Forrest E. Long was an university professor in New York.2,1 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Forrest E. Long was a Veteran of the World War.2 Hazel was born in 1897 in Missouri.2,3 Edwin was born in 1926 in Missouri.2

MCH was founded in 1928 by the noted educator Dr. Forrest E. Long, a professor of education at New York University. An author, editor, publisher, administrator, and innovator. Dr. Long became the publisher of The Clearing House, an educational journal for secondary schools. He also founded the Long Conference, an annual conference for school principals that is now hosted by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Peter E. Long, grandson of the founder, joined the company in 1992 after eight years with Coopers and Lybrand, an international accounting and consulting firm. He currently serves as President and CEO of the firm. John F. Hood joined the management team as President of Data Services in 1997. His experience includes more than 20 years in the educational mailing list industry.4

#2. Mrs Olga H. McCullough (from 1933 to 1946).
     Her daughters Constance McCullough and M. Dorothy McCullough live with her. Her son Herbert I. Hansen also lives with her in 1939-1941.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $66.5

Mrs Olga H. McCullough was born in 1869 in Denmark.5 Mrs Olga H. McCullough was widowed (Spouse: John S).6,5 No occupation was listed for Mrs Olga H. McCullough.7 Constance was born in 1909 in New Jersey.5 Constance McCullough was a private secretary (for a sewing machine company) in New York.6,5 Dorothy was born in 1912 in New Jersey.5 M. Dorothy McCullough was a private secretary (for a lock company) in New York. In 1935 she worked in Paterson.6,8,5
Herbert I. Hansen was an elec. mach. manufacturer in Paterson. In the 1940 census he is listed as sales and repair of electric motors.5,9

201-A27 Abbott Road was designated (112/123) Abbott Court North in the 1930 census, for the order of visitation (house/family), as no unit numbers were used.2


  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 4B (152), line 96-98.
  3. [S39] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 523, page 16, line 3-4 (ED 2).
  4. [S40] MCH, online http://www.mailings.com/aboutmch/history/
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 2B (1306), line 65-68.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  8. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.