Chicago, Illinois, 1940–1963; Schiller Park, Illinois, 1963–1969; Des Plaines, Illinois, from 1969.
Austin W. La Marche (1916–1982)1 was the son of George La Marche; he graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1938. He was with his father's firm, Orgelectra (later known as La Marche Mfg. Co.), by 1940.2 He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II;3 returning to the family firm afterwards.4 He died in June of 1982.5
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