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Durham, United Kingdom; London; Garwood, New Jersey; New York City, 1927; South Beach, Connecticut; Hagerstown, Maryland, 1930.
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,, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

Attended Trinity College of Music in London; with Harrison & Harrison of Durham, England; with August Gern of London; with Evans & Barr of Belfast, Ireland; partner with August Gern; aeronautical engineer in World War I; with Henry Willis in London, voicer; with Aeolian Co. of Garwood, New Jersey, in London, England, c. 1926; with Welte-Mignon firm of New York City, New York, 1927; with Welte-Tripp firm of South Beach, Connecticut; with M. P. Moller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, 1930, became technical superintendent; died December 20, 1944 in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Sources:

  • The Diapason: August 1931, 1.
  • The Diapason: February 1940, 1.
  • The Diapason: January 1945, 1.
  • The Tracker: 16:1 (Winter, 1972),5.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

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