Boston, Massachusetts, 1850?-1858; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1858-1860; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860s.
Born in New York,1 c. 1835?; in Boston, Massachusetts,1850?; with Simmons & Willcox and E. & G. G. Hook of Boston, before 1858; partner with James O'Brien2 in Le Droit & O'Brien of Boston; [Le Droit & O'Brien] firm active in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1858-1860; [Le Droit was listed in directories] in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1866-1868.
1According to a newspaper article quoted by Weber in "Sketches of Milwaukee Organbuilders", Le Droit was from Montreal. There is no mention of New York in the Weber article, this may have been an error by Fox, or a misplaced line in the printing. —Ed.
2"...the evidence suggests that Edward Le Droit was the organbuilder, while O'Brien supplied the workshop and perhaps the capital." —Richard Weber, "Sketches of Milwaukee Organbuilders".
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