The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 5103

Builder Identification

Princeton, New Jersey, 1933-1960s.

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) -

    Born in Odell, Illinois; in Navy in World War I; radio station operator in Wenatchee, Washington; apprentice with A. Gottfried Co. of Erie, Pennsylvania, became superintendent, first vice president; established service firm in Princeton, New Jersey, 1933; died April 12, 1970 in Princeton, New Jersey, age 72; succeeded by Richard Kurtz.

    Staff: Wilson R. Barry.

    Patent #2,954,716; 4 Oct. 1960; combination
    Patent #3,103,847; 17 Sep. 1963; combination


    • The Diapason June 1970, 15.
    • David A. Porkola.

Database Entries

There are 7 entries in the database that describe organs by Chester A. Raymond.

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