The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1538

Builder Identification

Chicago, Illinois, 1898.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Born November 6, 1853 in Hector, New York; father of Jefferson Claude Deagan; graduate of the University of London; band director; established J. C. Deagan Musical Bells Co., 1880; established firm in Chicago, Illinois, 1898, chimes and percussion devices; astronomer; retired 1924; died April 28, 1934 in Hermosa Beach, California.


    • The Diapason: August 1926, 12.
    • The Diapason: June 1934, 4.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by John C. Deagan.

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