Hagerstown, Maryland, 1930–1978.
Husband of Martha Möller (daughter of Mathias Möller Sr.); with M.P. Moller Inc. firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, 1930, president, 1961; retired 1978, age 68.
W. Riley Daniels II was born March 20, 1910. He married Martha Möller around 1930; she was the daughter of Mathias Möller Sr., founder of the M.P. Moller Inc. of Hagerstown Maryland. They had two sons, W. Riley Daniels III (1931-1999) and Peter Moller Daniels (1938-2011), he would later become head of the firm). Daniels worked for the Möller firm from 1931 until his retirement in 1978. He became president of the firm in 1961, succeeding his brother-in-law, Mathais P. Möller, Jr. who died that year. Daniels continued as president of the firm until his retirement in 1978. He died April 15, 1997.
There are no entries in the database that describe organs by W. Riley Daniels.
We are always interested in adding to our information about builders and correcting any errors that our Database may contain. If you can provide us with corrections or additions to the information presented here, please click the Update button and use the online form to send us details.
Your cooperation and support are greatly appreciated.
This page was opened in a secondary window or tab. To return to the list of builders, simply close this tab.
Some of our entries are names that might never appear on a nameplate or nameboard.
On the other hand, there are both individuals and firms who are responsible for conserving historic organs through location, or preserving the usefulness of pipe organs through rebuilding or making modifications to existing instruments. In these cases, we are proud to acknowledge their contributions to the ongoing artistic tradition of the pipe organ in America through individual entries in our online database.