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Distinction:

Boston, 10 years;Westfield, Massachusetts; Boston Massachusetts, until c.1934.
Classification: Undetermined

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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 in Springfield, Massachusetts; attended Yale University; with M. Steinert & Sons of Boston, Massachusetts, 10 years; with Steere Organ Co. of Westfield, Massachusetts, president; (partner in Kingsbury & Chadwick and Kingsbury & Van Wart of Springfield, Massachusetts?); with Skinner Co. of Massachusetts, corporate secretary; with Aeolian-Skinner, (New York City, New York, office?), until c. 1934; with Hammond electronic organ firm, 1936; with Olsen Piano Co., sales executive; died December 25, 1949 in New Rochelle, New York, age 74.

Sources:

  • The Diapason July 1917, 1.
  • The Diapason December 1936, 2.
  • The Diapason February 1950, 31.

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

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