The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3164

Builder Identification

Reading, Massachusetts, c.1900; Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1902; Elmira, New York, c.1908; Waltham, Massachusetts, c.1909-c.1917.

Additional Notes

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

    Born in Reading, Massachusetts, c.1883; with Samuel Pierce Organ Pipe Co. of Reading; with Ernest M. Skinner firm of Boston, Massachusetts; with Hope-Jones Organ Co. of Elmira, New York, c. 1908; with George S. Hutchings firm of [Waltham,] Massachusetts; with Paramount Theaters after World War I, serviceman; died 2 November, 1952, age 69.

    Source:

    • The Diapason, December 1953, 4.
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    The dates of service with each firm are estimates by the editor. Born in 1883, he would have started work between the ages of 13 and 17, so starting with the Pierce firm sometime between 1896 and 1900. Skinner established his first business in Boston in 1902, the Hope-Jones firm opened in 1907 and closed in 1910. George Hutchings moved from Boston to Waltham in 1908 and ceased operation in 1917. —Ed.

Database Entries

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