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Distinction:

Oakland, California ca. 1889
Classification: Builder

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December 18, 2018:

From the OHS PC Database, (James H. Cook and Elizabeth Towne Schmitt, co-editors). —

Inscription inside Port Townsend, Washington organ:

This organ built by Whalley & Genung - two amateurs. Genung was a gentleman - Whalley a Red Headed Stinker.

Source not listed, presumed to be The Tracker, vol. 36, no. 3 (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1992), 10.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 31, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

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

Active briefly in Oakland, California, c. 1889; Thomas W. Whalley.

Source:

  • Organ Handbook 1982 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society), 25.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 31, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 10 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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