The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1680

Builder Identification

Minneapolis, Minnesota, c. 1914-1916; Chicago, Illinois 1916-1923; Los Angeles, California 1923-1924.

Additional Notes

  • From A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997) -

    Born 1891 in St. Paul, Minnesota; graduate of University of Minnesota, 1914; organist; representative of Aeolian firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota; in Chicago, Illinois, 1918; in Los Angeles, California, 1922; with Hall Organ Co of New Haven, Connecticut, 1922, representative in California; representative of Aeolian firm of Garwood, New Jersey, in Los Angeles, California, c. 1924; resided in Palos Verdes Estates, California, by 1930.

    Patent #1,779,665; 28 October, 1930; pipe organ


    • Diapason: Nov. 1922:9.
    • Diapason: May 1926:16.
    • Diapason: Mar. 1928:50.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by William Ripley Dorr.

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