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Chicago, Illinois, 1857-1904.
Classification: Corporate Officer

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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 1828 in Rumford, Maine; in Boston, Massachusetts; in Decorah, Iowa, real estate and insurance business; established W. W. Kimball Co. of Chicago, Illinois, 1857, pianos, reed and pipe organs; died 1904.


  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 206.
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 303.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 4 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles