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Distinction:

Detroit 1865-1884; Northville, MI, 1884; Detroit 1889-1900
Classification: Undetermined

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May 07, 2018:

See related entries: Granville Wood & Son, William Wood Pipe Organ Co., and Farrand & Votey Organ Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

April 15, 2010:

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

Born 1832 in Sandown, New Hampshire; father of William D. Wood; with S. D. & H. W. Smith, reed organs, of Boston, Massachusetts; in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; with A. A. Simmons, reed organs, of Detroit, Michigan, 1865, tuner; firm reorganized as Simmons & Whitney, then Clough & Warren Co.; established Granville Wood (& Son) of Detroit, 1870; briefly partner with Frederick J. Simmons in Wood & Simmons of Detroit, MI, 1880; relocated firm to Northville, MI, 1884; firm acquired by Farrand & Votey, 1889. with Farrand & Votey of Detroit, Michigan, superintendent; retired in 1900; died 27 Jul. 1929, age 98.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Specs:

  • 1 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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