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BuilderID 3925

Builder Identification

Boston, 1905; Pacific coast 1907-1910; Warsaw, New York, 1915-1947; d. 1951.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, revised edition, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

    British; with Hope-Jones Electric Organ Co. of Birkenhead, England, 1892; with successor Norman & Beard of Norwich, England; with Hope-Jones & Harrison of Bloomfield, New Jersey, c. 1904; with Ernest M. Skinner firm of Boston, Massachusetts, 1905-1906; Pacific coast representative of Hope-Jones Organ Co. of Elmira, New York, 1907-1910; with successor Rudolph Wurlitzer Manufacturing Co. of North Tonawanda, New York, 1910; partner with John Colton in Marr & Colton of Warsaw, New York, 1915-1931; operated David Marr Co. of Warsaw, New York c. 1931-1947; partner with Clyde W. Collins in Marr & Collins Co. of Weston Mills, New York, 1947; died 1951, age 69.

    Patent: 1,762,274; June 10, 1930; organ.


    • The Diapason, January 1925, 6.
    • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 289.

    There is a note in the file for this entry: "Biography in Diapason June 1921, 15, not entered here." -Ed.


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