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Arthur L. Fenton View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

New York City, New York, 1912-1915; Merrick, New York, by 1915, Nyack, New York, 1920-at least 1932.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed. by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

Succeeded Charles Maier, 1912; established Fenton Organ Co. of New York City, New York, 1912; with Reuben Midmer & Son of Merrick, New York, by 1915, superintendent; with M. A. Clark & Sons of Nyack, New York, 1920; partner with Robert H. Clark in Clark & Fenton of Nyack, New York, 1923; reestablished Fenton Organ Co. of Nyack, New York, c. 1932.

Sources:

  • The Diapason: August 1915, 11.
  • The Diapason: February 1920, 5.
  • The Diapason: January 1932, 16.
  • Local directories of the period.
  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 101.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 11, 2019.

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