Ooltewah, Tennessee, from 1988.
Richards, Fowkes & Co. was formed in Ooltewah, Tennessee in 1988 by Ralph D. Richards and Bruce T. Fowkes. The firm specializes in building new mechanical action instruments of one to three manuals. The firm is noted for its casework in both traditional and contemporary styles.
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). —
Staff: Devon Fryling, Karla Fowkes; Tom Glander, Chris Hammond; Adrian Heckmann; Don Newton, Curtis Sharpe, Dean Wilson.