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Distinction:

Boston, Massachusetts, c.1852-c.1872; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1874; 1875 Boston; Reading, Massachusetts, 1878.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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October 30, 2004:

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

Born March 17, 1826 in East Cambridge, Massachusetts; father of Frank P., Harry H., Herbert E., and William S. Kinsley; with Hook & Hastings of Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1852-c. 1872, voicer; partner with William Horatio Clarke in Clarke, Kinsley & Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana, 1874; 1875 returned to Boston; with Samuel Pierce firm of Reading, Massachusetts, c. 1878, voicer; died July 18, 1895 in Reading, Massachusetts.

Sources:

  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 399.
  • Barbara Owen.
  • Reading (Massachusetts) Chronicle July 20, 1895.

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

Database Specs:

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  • 0 Consoles

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