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Charles C. Kilgen, Jr. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

St. Louis, Missouri, 1913–1946.
Classification: Builder

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August 29, 2015:

See main entry: Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.

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

October 30, 2004:

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

Son of Charles C. Kilgen, Sr., brother of Alfred G., Eugene R., George J., Henry C., Jean, and Rudolph F. Kilgen; with George Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, 1913, partner, 1924, plant manager, 1928; with father and brothers, formed Charles Kilgen & Son {later Kilgen Associates}, 1939; with Kilgen Organ Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, 1946. [With Curtiss-Wright Corp., St. Louis, Missouri, 1943-1946. - Source?]

Source:

  • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 182.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

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