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Distinction:

Springfield, Massachusetts, prior to 1912; Chicago, Illinois, 1912 to at least 1926.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

With Steere & Son(s) Organ Co. of Springfield, Massachusetts; in Chicago, Illinois, 1912; with Spencer Turbine Co. of Hartford, Connecticut, in Chicago, 1917; with Welte-Mignon firm of New York in Chicago, 1926.

Patent #1,419,703; June 13, 1922; windchest and valve action.

Sources:

  • The Diapason July 1912, 7.
  • The Diapason August 1917, 13.
  • The Diapason April 1926, 3.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 03, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 0 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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