The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 676

Builder Identification

Chicago, Illinois, until c. 1921; San Francisco, California, 1922; Rock Island, Illinois, 1927; Detroit, Michigan, 1928.

Additional Notes

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

    George J. Bohen was associated with Robert P. Elliot; he was a representative of the Welte Organ Co. of New York in Chicago, Illinois. He moved west and was with Robert-Morton Co. of Van Nuys, California. After that he was with W. W. Kimball of Chicago, Illinois, c. 1921, manager, and a representative of the firm in San Francisco, California, 1922. He was with Bennett firm [Rock Island Organ Co.] of Rock Island, Illinois, 1927, as sales manager. He was a representative of the Aeolian-Votey firm of Garwood, New Jersey, in Detroit, Michigan, 1928.


    • The Diapason, January, 1922, 8.
    • The Diapason, April, 1927, 48.
    • The Diapason, November, 1927, 1.
    • The Diapason, December, 1927, 40.
    • The Diapason, January, 1928, 22.

Database Entries

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