The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 176

Builder Identification

Garwood, New Jersey, late 1940s; Alliance, Ohio, 1956-1961; Hagerstown, Maryland, 1977-1994.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

    Organist; graduate of University of Minnesota; with Aeolian-Skinner firm of Garwood, New Jersey, late 1940s; in military; with Hillgreen, Lane & Co. of Alliance, Ohio, 1956-1961, sales representative, became general manager and tonal director, 1963; with M.P. Möller, Inc. of Hagerstown, Maryland, 1977, design and sales director; with successor King of Instruments firm of Chicago, Illinois, and Hagerstown, Maryland, president, design director, 1994. Austin Organs, Inc. representative by 1996.


    • The American Organist, May 1989, 52.
    • The American Organist, April 1994, 50.
    • The American Organist, August 1994, 35.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by D. Byron Arneson.

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