Springfield, Massachusetts; c 1920s, New Haven Connecticut; Boston, Massachusetts; Rochester, New York, 1941-1960; Sarasota, Florida, 1960.
Classification: Service Person
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —
Born October 17, 1896 in Springfield, Massachusetts; son of Gideon Levi Parsons, father of Bryant Gideon Parsons, Jr.; with Steere firm of Springfield, Massachusetts; with Yale University of New Haven, Connecticut, curator of organs; in World War I; returned to Steere firm; with successor Ernest M. Skinner firm, installer; established his own service firm in Rochester, New York, 1941*; retired to Sarasota, Florida, 1960.
*The date is given in Fox's Guide as 1914, the last two numbers were transposed. —Ed.