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BuilderID 3310

Builder Identification

Elmira, New York, c. 1887-(1900?); Kendal Green, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pensylvania, 1916.

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 of William King; partner with father in William King & Son of Elmira, New York, c. 1887-(1900?); with Hook & Hastings of Kendal Green, Massachusetts; representative of W. W. Kimball of Chicago, Illinois, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1916; died c. August 12, 1929 in Jackson Heights {New York City}, New York.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason March 1916, 17.
    • The Diapason August 1918, 7.
    • The Diapason October 1929, 5.
    • Organ Handbook (Richmond, Va.; Organ Historical Society, 1986), 14.
    • Robert Bruce Whiting, "Rebuilding a William King & Son Organ", The Tracker 9:2 (Richmond, Va.; Organ Historical Society, 1965), 5.

Database Entries

There are 3 entries in the database that describe organs by William B. King.


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