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Columbus, Ohio, 1908-1938.
Classification: Undetermined

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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). —

Henry William Worley. Born April 9, 1877 in Battersea, England; immigrated to the United States, 1882; with Odell firm of New York City, New York; in Spanish-American War with Edward Jardine; with Jardine firm of New York City, New York, for two years; with Hutchings-Votey firm of Boston, Massachusetts; with Ernest M. Skinner firm of Dorchester, Massachusetts, c. 1915, 'benchman'; with A. B. Felgemaker of Erie, Pennsylvania; established his own firm in Columbus, Ohio, 1908; city councilman, 10 years, mayor of Columbus, Ohio, 1932-1936; died August 5, 1938 in Columbus, Ohio.


  • The Diapason December 1932, 8.
  • The Diapason September 1938, 2.
  • Dorothy Holden, The Life and Work of Ernest M. Skinner (Richmond, VA: The Organ Historical Society, 1985), 71.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 14, 2019.

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  • 1 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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