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Distinction:

Boston, Massachusetts, 1898-1916; Elmira, New York, dates unknown, between 1907-1910; Washington, DC, 1916-1963.
Classification: Undetermined

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September 13, 2015:

See main entries: Lewis & Hitchcock, Inc. and Ernest M. Skinner

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

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

With H. Pilcher & Sons firm of Louisville, Kentucky, 1892; with Jesse Woodberry & Co. of Boston, Massachusetts, 1898, wood pipemaker; with George S. Hutchings firm of Massachusetts, foreman of chest department; with Ernest M. Skinner firm of Boston, 1901; briefly with Hope-Jones Organ Co. of Elmira, New York; returned to Skinner, became superintendent; partner with Theodore C. Lewis in Lewis & Hitchcock, Inc. of Washington, District of Columbia, 1916; retired 1963; died 27 January 1967, age 91.

Source:

  • The Diapason, April 1967, 38.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 01, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 0 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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