The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3309

Builder Identification

Elmira, New York 1887-1900; Chicago, Illinois 1900-1903.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Born 3 Apr. 1835 in Ireland; father of Edward J. and William B. King; in New York City, NY, 1849; apprentice with Erben and Robjohn firms of New York City, NY; with Robjohn firm in Elmira, NY, 1862; operated firm in Elmira, NY, 1865; partner with son William B. King, 1889; firm bankrupt, 1900; relocated to Chicago, IL, 1900; representative of Hook & Hastings of Kendal Green, MA, in Chicago, IL; retired 1918; died 1 Oct. 1923 in Chicago, IL.

Database Entries

There are 29 entries in the database that describe organs by Wm. King & Son.

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