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Samuel O. LaForrest [Forrest?] View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, by 1850; in Providence, Rhode Island, 1847.
Classification: Builder

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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 c. 1816 in Massachusetts; active in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, by 1850; in Providence, Rhode Island, 1847.

It is not clear if Samuel O. LaForrest and Samuel Forrest are the same person or two individuals with similar names. If both names refer to the same person, LaForrest is the likely correct form. —Ed.

Sources:

  • The Tracker 30:4, 28.
  • The Tracker 32:1, 22.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 1 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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