Rock Island, Illinois, 1908-ca.1927.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed. by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). -
Bennett Organ Co. succeeded the Lancashire & Turner, Moline, Lancashire-Marshall and Marshall-Bennett firms; it was established in Rock Island, Illinois, in 1908. The Bennett firm was acquired by a group of businessmen of Rock Island, Illinois, in 1927, and eventually renamed the Rock Island Organ Co. which closed in bankruptcy in August 1930.
Staff: William E. Beazley; Robert J. Bennett; George J. Bohen; Fred Cesander; J. Riley Chase; Richard W. Dirksen; Edward Harris; Frank Harris; G. M. Howell; William R. McArthur; Carl J. Markhus; Theodore Sandburg; Albert Stannke; Adolph Sundstrand; Carl A. Sundstrand; Lamotte Wells; Charles J. Whittaker; Robert Wilson; Charles Wright; Edward Wright; John Wright.