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Herbert E. [Kingsley] Kinsley View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Reading, MA; Brattleboro, VT; Hagerstown, MD; Louisville, KY; Van Nuys, CA, 1917-1939.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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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 Stephen P. Kinsley, brother of William S. Kinsley; with Samuel Pierce Organ Pipe Co. of Reading, Massachusetts; with Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, Vermont; with M.P. Möller, Inc. firm of Hagerstown, Maryland; with Henry Pilcher's Sons of Louisville, Kentucky; with Robert Morton Organ Co. of Van Nuys, California, 1917, head voicer; died June 25, 1939, age 64.


  • The Diapason October 1922, 25.
  • The Diapason September 1939, 6.
  • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 498.

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

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