The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 263

Builder Identification

Westfield, Massachusetts, until 1890; Brooklyn, New York, 1890; Merrick, New York, 1906.

Additional Notes

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

    George W. Badger was born Jan. 3, 1855 in Pomfret, Connecticut. He was the father-in-law of Walter Elliot. He was with Steere & Turner of Westfield, Massachusetts, until 1890, as a pipemaker. He operated his own pipe shop inside the Reuben Midmer & Son plant in Brooklyn, New York, 1890; he followed the Midmer firm to Merrick, Long Island, New York, 1906. Mr. Badger died on 3 Feb. 1920. His pipe shop was then relocated to Rockville Center, Long Island, New York, in 1921, by his son-in-law, Walter V. Elliot.

    Staff: Edward W. Angell.

    Sources:

    • Diapason, Mar. 1920, 1.
    • Diapason, July, 1921, 13.

Database Entries

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