Knoxville, Tennessee, 1938-1946; Orrville, Ohio, 1946-1991.
Classification: Service Person
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, revised ed. 1997). —
Born July 13, 1918 in Knoxville, Tennessee; organist; with Joe Brown Tuning Service of Knoxville, 1936; service work in Knoxville area under his own name 1938-1946; with the Schantz Organ Co. of Orrville, Ohio, 1946, as the first outside representative and tonal finisher; active with Schantz in 1996.
Staff: Andrew Blake.
He built at least six organs under his own name 1946-1983, including 25-rank tracker at Grace Lutheran Church, Knoxville, 1983. —Ed.