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The Ross King Company, Inc. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Fort Worth, Texas, 1969–2019. Succeeded by Ross King Organs, LLC, 2019.
Classification: Builder

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August 29, 2019:

From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, August 28, 2019. —

According to a letter posted on the company website dated March 9, 2019, Ross King retired, but the company was reorganized as Ross King Organs, LLC. Two long-time employees, Lori Davidson and Alex Diaz are the principals. The company continues providing maintenance and tuning, and other services such as remodels and additions, but will no longer be active as a builder. The new company is located in Joshua, Texas.

Source:

  • Ross King Organs website, accessed August 28, 2019, http://rosskingorgans.com/ross-king-organs/.

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

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991) —

R. Ross King. Born 18 February 1940 in Port Arthur, Texas; graduate of North Texas State University and Union Theological Seminary of New York City, New York; apprentice with Otto Hofmann of Austin, Texas; established Ross King Co. of Fort Worth, Texas, 1969; active in 1996.

Sources:

  • Letter from Ross King to David Fox.
  • The American Organist May 1989, 52.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 28, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 21 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 2 Consoles