The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 848

Builder Identification

Berlin, Wisconsin, 1869; Ripon, Wisconsin 1870-1873; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1873-1877; Waupun, Wisconsin, 1877.

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 May 1, 1837 in St. Lawrence Co., New York; partner with L.T. Clark in Clark & Brooks Church Organ Builders of Berlin, Wisconsin, 1869; with Marshall Brothers of Ripon, Wisconsin, 1870; with Marshall Brothers of Milwaukee 1871-1876; with successor Marshall Brothers & Clarke, 1872-1873; operated firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1873-1875; partner with Philipp* Odenbrett in Odenbrett & Brooks of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1876-1877; partner with Amos Nudd in Brooks and Nudd of Waupun, Wisconsin, 1877.

    *In both the 1991 and 1997 editions of Fox-s book, Odenbrett-s first name is incorrectly spelled Phillip instead of Philipp in this entry. –Ed.


    • United States Census [year not given].
    • Local directories of the period.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • The Tracker 34:1, 29.
    • Richard Weber.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Clinton M. Brooks.

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