The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 184

Builder Identification

England prior to 1911; North Tonawanda, New York, c. 1911; New York City, NY, 1925; Los Angeles, California; before 1933

Additional Notes

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

    Born in England; uncle of Henry V. Willis; with J. Binns of England; with Abbott & Smith of England; with Henry Willis firm in England; in Cape Town, South Africa; spent one year with the Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, Vermont, before returning to England; immigrated to the United States, 1911; with Wurlitzer firm of North Tonawanda, New York, c. 1911; with Welte-Mignon Co. of New York City, New York, 1925, reed voicer; in Los Angeles, California; died July 20, 1933 in Loma Linda, California.


    • The Diapason October 1925, 4.
    • The Diapason April 1926, 33.
    • The Diapason September 1933, 7.

Database Entries

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