Boston, Massachusetts, 1887–1899; Atlanta, Georgia, 1899–1912; Richmond, Indiana, after 1912–.
Augustus F. Clarke was born in England; he began organbuilding with Henry Willis & Sons of Liverpool, England; he was associated with Franklin Lloyd, reed voicer. He immigrated to the United States and was in Boston, Massachusetts, Aug. 1887. While in Boston, he worked with Cole & Woodberry; then with the George Hutchings firm. He later operated a service firm in Atlanta, Georgia, 1899; and was a service representative of the Pilcher firm of Louisville, Kentucky. He was with the Sherman-Clay music store of San Francisco, California by 1912. Moving to the Midwest, he work with the Social Service Bureau at Richmond, Indiana for several years before he resumed organ work. Clarke died September 30, 1948, at age 83.
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