The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 913

Builder Identification

Highland, Illinois, c. 1915–at least 1930.

Additional Notes

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

    With Wicks Pipe Organ Co.of Highland, Illinois, c. 1915.

    Patents:

    • Patent #1,586,283; May 25, 1926; organ.
    • Patent #1,771,841; July 29, 1930; electric combination action.

    Source:

    • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 719.
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  • From OHS Database Builders Listing editors, Charles Eberline and Stephen Hall, November 19, 2017. —

    Editor's Notes:

    • Eugene Buchheim oversaw the installation of Wicks Opus 611 at St. Francis Solanus R.C. Church, 1721 College Avenue, Quincy, Illinois (OHS Pipe Organ Database ID 51902). — “Programs of Sweet Music,” “St. Francis New Organ,” and “To Dedicate New St. Francis Organ,” Quincy Daily Journal, December 31, 1915, 3, 4, 7, accessed November 16, 2017, http://quincylibrary.org/newspaper-archive/.li>
    • He may have been related to John Buchheim who worked at Wicks during the same period.
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Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Eugene J. Buchheim.


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