The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 4037

Builder Identification

Bloomington, Illinois, from 1969.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    James M. McEvers was born 15 December 1940 in Herrin, Illinois; he was a graduate of Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, Illinois, 1962; and Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, 1965; he was ordained an Episcopal priest, 1965. He was in Olney and Robinson, Illinois, 1965-1969; in Bloomington, Illinois, 1969-1970; in Springfield, Illinois, 1970; in Herrin, Illinois, 1970-1977, and Makanda, Illinois, 1977. He established James M. McEvers Co. in Bloomington, Illinois in 1969; the firm was active in 1995.

    Staff: Christopher G. Brown.


    • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1989 Membership Roll.
    • Letter to David H. Fox.

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, November 16, 2016. —

    James M. McEvers died 4 July, 2014 in Makada, Illinois. He is identified as an organbuilder in a condolence sent by Sandy Pavlinko, an OSI sales representative.


    •,, Accessed November 16, 2016.

Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by James M. McEvers Co.

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