The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2425

Builder Identification

Springfield, Massachusetts; Boston; Erie, Pennsylvania, 1911-1918; Asheville, North Carolina, 1920-1953; Jacksonville, Florida, after 1953.

Additional Notes

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

    Born April 15, 1887; son of William Edward Greenwood; father of Norman A. Greenwood; with Steere & Turner and its successor, J. W. Steere & Sons, both of Springfield, Massachusetts; with Ernest M. Skinner of Boston, Massachusetts; representative of A. B. Felgemaker Co. of Erie, Pennsylvania, 1911-1918; representative of Hook & Hastings of Kendal Green, Massachusetts, in Asheville, North Carolina, 1920-1934; representative of Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, Vermont, 1934-1953; retired in 1953; with Greenwood Organ Co. of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Jacksonville, Florida, vice president; died November 24, 1982.


    • The Diapason, July 1921, 9.
    • Letter to David Fox.
    • The American Organist, April 1983, 44.

Database Entries

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