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Westfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts, 1907.
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 (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Born 30 Jun. 1841; son of William Allen Johnson; joined father's firm by 1870, firm named Johnson Organ Co. 1871; firm renamed Johnson & Son, 1874; head of firm, 1890; relocated firm to Springfield, Massachusetts; sold stocks and bonds after 1907; died 20 Apr. 1922 in Westfield, Massachusetts.


  • The Diapason June 1922, 2.
  • Elsworth, John V. V.; The Johnson Organs (Harrisville, NH: The Boston Organ Club) 1984, 34.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: The Sunbury Press) 1979. 406.
  • Stephen L. Pinel, "Organbuilders and Their Families: in the Population Schedules of the Federal and State Census Surveys", The Tracker: 32:1 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1988), 24.

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