The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1939

Builder Identification

New York City, New York, 1862-1898.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited February 4, 2017, (Hall). -

    John B. Fackler was with Odell firm of New York City, New York, 1862, pipemaker; with William H. Davis of New York City, New York, 1865; and with Roosevelt firm of New York City, New York, 1885; he was active in 1898.


    • Tracker: 1:2 (Organ Historical Society, 1956), 1.
    • Tracker: 29:2 (Organ Historical Society, 1985), 24.
    • Barbara Owen.

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