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BuilderID 292

Builder Identification

St. Louis, Missouri, 1927-1940?

Additional Notes

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

    Born 1895 in Hungary; with George Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, 1927; with successor E. R. Kilgen Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, 1939.


    • Diapason, Sep. 1939, 2.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

  • From the OHS PC Database Builders Listing editor, updated August 24, 2016. -

    Julius Bakos (Hungarian?) came to the United States in 1918. He was with Geo. Kilgen & Son from 1927, then with the successor firm E. R. Kilgen Co. which became The Kilgen Organ Co. He later became a Field Engineer, for the New York District of Aircraft division, in 1952.


    • David H. Fox, A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991) 60.
    • Source??

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