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BuilderID 1918

Builder Identification

Brattleboro, Vermont, 1890–1902.

Additional Notes

  • Original note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991); transferred to OHS Online Database, 2005, Jim Cook; edited January 22, 2017, Stephen Hall.

    Julius J. Estey was born in 1845; he was the son of Jacob Estey. Julius was in the Civil War; he later became a brigadier general in the Vermont National Guard. He became a Vermont state senator in 1882. He succeeded his father as  head of the Estey Organ Co. upon the death of father [in 1890 —Ed. ]. Julius Estey died in 1902.

    Sources:

    • Diapason: June 1930, 1.
    • Robert F. Gellerman, The American Reed Organ (Vestal, NY: The Vestal Press, 1973) , 11.
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  • See main entry: Estey Organ Co.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Julius J. Estey.


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