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BuilderID 7291

Builder Identification

New York City 1840-1891; Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1891-1909 as L. C. Harrison & Co.

Additional Notes

  • Born February 4, 1838 in West Orange, New Jersey; apprentice with Hall & Labagh of New York City, New York, age 12; with successor Hall, Labagh & Co. and Labagh & Kemp of New York City; with Henry Erben firm of New York City, foreman; acquired Erben & Son firm; in Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1891, office in New York City, 1890s; partner with J. C. Pettit in L. C. Harrison & Co. of Bloomfield, 1890s; partner with Frank Harrison in Harrison & Taft of Bloomfield, until c. 1902; partner with Robert Hope-Jones in Hope-Jones & Harrison in Bloomfield, 1904-1905; continued own firm; retired 1909*; firm listed 1915; died May 21, 1918 in East Orange, New Jersey.

    Sources:

    • Peter T. Cameron.
    • The Diapason, July 1918, 18.
    • A biographical dictionary of organbuilders compiled by F. R. Webber ca. 1955; located in the OHS American Organ Archive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • For further information, see L. C. Harrison & Co.

Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by Lewis Condit Harrison.


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