Barre, Vermont, c. 1860; Chicago, Illinois, 1868.
Classification: Service Person
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -
Ira Bassett was the father of Frederick W. Bassett. He was active in Chicago, Illinois, in 1868, where he operated a service firm. He had previously built three organs in Barre, Vermont around 1860.
Patients held: Patent #336,982; 2 Mar. 1886; pneumatic action Patent #387,846; 14 Aug. 1888; pneumatic action Patent #478,552; 12 Jul. 1892; tremolo.