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Boston, Massachusetts, 1836; Reading, Massachusetts, 1847-1850.
Classification: Undetermined

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August 11, 2015:

For further information see Appleton & Warren

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). Supplemented with information from Karl Raudsepp, "Thomas D. Warren" The Canadian Encyclopedia, Published June 24, 2007, Last Edited Dec. 5, 2013, Accessed Nov. 28, 2015; and "Warren" [family] The Organ: An Encyclopedia, Edited by Douglas Earl Bush and Richard Kassel, (Psychology Press, 2006) p.619 -

Thomas D. Warren was born in Rhode Island circa 1810-15. He and his brother, Samuel R. Warren, apprenticed with Thomas Appleton of Boston, Massachusetts, in 1836. After completing their apprenticeship, Samuel moved to Canada and established his own firm, Thomas Warren remained in the Boston area and became a partner with Thomas Appleton in Appleton & Warren of Reading, Massachusetts, 1847-1850. After leaving the partnership, Thomas Warren joined his brother, Samuel R., in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, building both reed and pipe organs during the 1850s. When the Civil War began, Thomas returned to the United States and enlisted in the Union Army. He died in 1862 in the battle of Vicksburg, Missisippi.

Note in the OHS Builder database:
[New Orleans Republican 9 Feb 1873: Mr. T. D. Warren, formerly of Appleton & Warren, of Boston, and at present attached to Blackmar's Temple of Music, on Canal street. (in New Orleans) Possible relation?]
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

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