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Distinction:

Born in Sweden; Massachusetts by 19??; Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1914, died 1953.
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 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Born [c. 1875] in Sweden; with George S. Hutchings firm of Massachusetts, [before 1913*]; with Ernest M. Skinner firm of Dorchester, Massachusetts , 1914, foreman of chest and wood pipe shop by 1924; died Feb. 1953, age 77.

*Approximate birth year was calculated from age at death date.
**George Hutchings died in 1913, he continued working until the year of his death. —Ed.

Sources:

  • The Diapason, April 1953, 33.
  • Skinner Co. letters.

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

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