The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2615

Builder Identification

Rock Island, Illinois, c. 1902-1908; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1916.

Additional Notes

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

    Frank Harris was the son of Edward Harris. He started with the Marshall-Bennett firm of Rock Island, Illinois, c. 1902–1908; and remained with the successor firm, Bennett Organ Co. in 1908. He was with the Wangerin-Weickhardt firm of Milwaukee, Wisconsin starting around 1916. (He was also possibly with the Hinners firm of Pekin, Illinois.)

    Sources:

    • American Organist, January 1968, 22.
    • Letter of Charles T. Meyer.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

Database Entries

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