Washington, DC, 1881-1922.
From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, November 5, 2019. —
Excerpt from "A Riley Tracker, 1893, Restored":
Mr. Riley,* who appears to have been trained in the Roosevelt/Stein tradition, produced organs from his shop in Georgetown, District of Columbia. The few Riley organs that exist today appear to be rebuilds of earlier organs.
*This alternate spelling is used in this article. —Ed.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed. 1997 with updated information). —
Born July 14, 1858 in Frederick, Maryland; in Washington, DC, 1879; organist; active in Georgetown, Washington, DC, by 1881; firm last listed 1922; died June 15, 1941.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 05, 2019.