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Concannon, 33 Egremont St.
M. & G. Walter Schultz
on the corner of Lowell and Stanton Roads continued the line of
Maurice Dunlavy/Royal Barry Wills homes running down Lowell, up
Stanton and around the corner onto Welland Road.
had frequent turnover until the mid-1940s. It was the home at first
of Anna and G. Walter Schultz, both born c1894. G. Walter Schultz
was a chemist. They were listed at this house from 1927 to 1929.
residents were Madeleine C. (1897-1982) and Victor D. Vickery, listed
here in 1930 and 1931. Victor Vickery (1889-1970) was listed as
a secretary with an engineering contractor in the 1930 U.S. Census.
(He had worked for Stone & Webster earlier and may still have
been with them.) The full 1930 Census listing showed: Victor Vickery,
43, secretary (engineering contractor); Madeleine C. Vickery, 32;
Ethel Rowe, 50, (lodger), nurse, born England; and Marie Tierney,
33, maid, born Irish Free State. The house was valued at $18,000.
two-year gap in the Street List, Katherine Fellows (born c1882)
was listed at this address in 1934. She was listed again in 1935,
along with her husband Frank C. Fellows (born 1874), owner of a
ladder company, Phyllis Glenister, a secretary, and Harrison L.
Benson (born Canada 1894), listed as an attendant.
two-year gap, Allen L. and Grace P. Davis were listed for two years
(1938-39). Allen was a physician. They had a son, Allen Jr. After
another gap in 1940, James M. Key, a brewer, and his wife Anna were
listed for one year. They were followed by Edward S. and Anne R.
Albert who, like the Keys, had previously lived on Beaconsfield
Road. Edward was a salesman. They were listed here in 1942 and 1943.
family to live at this address for more than three years was that
of Bella R. Tallen, who moved here from Mattapan with her grown
sons Ellis and Morton and Morton's wife Myrtle. Members of the Tallen
family continued to own the house until the mid-1990s.
was born c1880 in Russia and came to the U.S. in 1890. Morton Tallen
(1913-1991) was proprietor of the Carroll Cut Rate shop in Mattapan.
Ellis Tallen (1920-1986) was in the army when the family moved to
Stanton Road. He served as a communications officer in the 350th
Airborne Division in the China and Burma theaters during World War
II, according to his obituary in the Boston Globe, and
also served on the Truce Mission in Beijing. He later became president
of Medex Corp., a health and beauty aid chain.