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Distinction:

St. Louis, Missouri, 1926.
Classification: Builder

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May 07, 2018:

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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 Charles C. Kilgen, Jr.; with George Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, 1926, president; died 10 Nov. 1926.

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

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 Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, December 16, 2017. -

Rudolph F. Kilgen (1861-1926) was the youngest son of George Kilgen, he was the brother of Alfred G., Eugene R., George J., Henry C., Jean, and Charles C. Kilgen, Jr. Rudolph was with the family firm, George Kilgen & Sons, and its successor, Charles Kilgen & Son. , c.1875 and became president of the firm in 1926.

Sources:

  • "Charles C. Kilgen” Find A Grave genealogy website. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32831252.
  • "Rudolph F. Kilgen" Find A Grave genealogy website. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/106313873/rudolph-f.-kilgen
  • The Diapason, December 1926, 44.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 18, 2019.

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