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Elroy E. Hewitt View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Brattleboro, Vermont, 1917-1966.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

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

Born April 19, 1899 in Shrewsbury, Vermont; in Rutland, Vermont as a child; with Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, Vermont, 1917-1956, head voicer, 20 years, superintendent of production, 7 years; operated firm after liquidation of Estey, c. 1950s; partner with John Wessel in Hewitt & Wessel of Brattleboro, Vermont, 1954-1966; died December 5, 1966 in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Sources:

  • The Diapason, March 1967, 24.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 1 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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