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BuilderID 2424

Builder Identification

Brattleboro, Vermont 1949-50, location unknown, 1953&ndash1963; Charlotte, North Carolina, 1964–2013.

Additional Notes

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

    Born 31 Dec. 1929; son of William C. Greenwood; with Estey firm of Brattleboro, Vermont, 1949-1950, sales-service representative, 1953-1957; representative of Hillgreen, Lane & Co. of Alliance, Ohio, 1957-1963; established Greenwood Organ Co. of Charlotte, North Carolina, 1964; active in 1989.

    Source:

    • Letter to David H. Fox.
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  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). Revised and updated by Builders Listing editor (Hall, February 2, 2017) —

    Norman A. Greenwood was born December 31, 1929 in Asheville, North Carolina; he was the son of William C. Greenwood. He worked with the Estey Organ Co. of Brattleboro, Vermont, 1949-1950, then after a three year absence returned as a sales-service representative for that firm, 1953-1957. He then took a similar position as representative of Hillgreen, Lane & Co. of Alliance, Ohio, 1957-1963. He established Greenwood Organ Co. of Charlotte, North Carolina, in 1964; he was still active in that firm in 1995 and possibly later than that (December 31, 1994 was his 65th birthday, and would have been full retirement age for United States Social Security benefits at that time, but he could have continued working for another five years before taking the benefit.) Norman A. Greenwood died June 14, 2013 in North Carolina.

    Source:

    • "Norman Greenwood" obituary, Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 26, 2013.
    • David Fox, "Greenwood Organ Co." A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed. (Organ Historical Society, 1997), 141.
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