The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3101

Builder Identification

Reading, Pennsylvania, from at least 1896; d. 1929.

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). —

    Son-in-law of Samuel Bohler; with Bohler firm of Reading, Pennsylvania, succeeded Samuel Bohler as head of firm, 1896; died March 24, 1929.

    Sources:

    • Raymond J. Brunner, ‘’That Ingenious Business’’: Pennsylvania German Organbuilders (Birdsboro, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania German Society 1990), 192.
    • Dieffenbuch. (Newsletter of the Tannenberg (Central Pennsylvania) Chapter of the Organ Historical Society)
      [The newsletter was published from circa 1980 until 2011, with a total of 112 issues. Fox does not list the issue or page number used for this source. —Ed.]
    • John Speller.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Gideon Jeffries.


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