The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1509

Builder Identification

New York City, New York, c.1870–1909.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Henry L. Davis (Sr.) was born in 1851; he was the son of William Henry Davis, younger brother of Albert E. Davis, and father of Henry L. Davis, Jr.. He was a partner with his father in William H. Davis & Son of New York City, New York; he succeeded his father as head of the firm; the firm was last listed in 1909. Henry L. Davis Sr. died Oct. 2, 1915.

    Patent: 801,571; 10 Oct. 1905; pneumatic controlling device.

    Sources:

    • Piano and Organ Purchaser’s Guide, Purchaser’s Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York)
    • Stephen Pinel.
    • Tracker: 30:1:17.
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Database Entries

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