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BuilderID 3287

Builder Identification

St. Louis, Missouri, 1926.

Additional Notes

  • Note from Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, December 16, 2017. -

    Rudolph F. Kilgen (1861-1926) was the youngest son of George Kilgen, he was the brother of Alfred G., Eugene R., George J., Henry C., Jean, and Charles C. Kilgen, Jr. Rudolph was with the family firm, George Kilgen & Sons, and its successor, Charles Kilgen & Son. , c.1875 and became president of the firm in 1926.


    • "Charles C. Kilgen” Find A Grave genealogy website.
    • "Rudolph F. Kilgen" Find A Grave genealogy website.
    • The Diapason, December 1926, 44.

  • See main entry: Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.

  • / / / / Archived Note / / / /

    The following note is from a previous version of this entry; it has been superseded by the note above, which contains new information or corrects errors or inaccuracies.

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

    Son of Charles C. Kilgen, Sr., brother of Alfred G., Eugene R., George J., Henry C., Jean, and Charles C. Kilgen, Jr.; with George Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, 1926, president; died 10 Nov. 1926.

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