The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3122

Builder Identification

Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 1954-1964; Moorehead, Minnesota, 1964-1972; Fargo, North Dakota 1972 to at least 1989, in Moorehead, Minnesota, 2016.

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). —

    Established by Lance E. Johnson in Fergus Fall, Minnesota, 1954; relocated to Moorehead, Minnesota, 1964; relocated to Fargo, North Dakota, 1972; active in 1989.

    Staff: Eva Ivanov-Lynnes; Michael G. Johnson; Craven J. Nichols; Gregg Pechacek; Joelle Pechacek; Gerald Schjelderup.


    • Letter to David H. Fox.
    • The American Organist May 1989, 81.

  • From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, September 15, 2019. —

    Johnson Organ Company website has them in Moorehead, Minnesota. Pipe organs and band organs.


    • Johnson Organ Company website, accessed Oct 16, 2015.

Database Entries

There are 14 entries in the database that describe organs by Johnson Organ Co.

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Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Bill Ertl