The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2770

Builder Identification

With Estey firm of Brattleboro, VT, 1917-56; operated firm after liquidation of Estey, c. 1950s; partner with John Wessel in Hewitt & Wessel of Brattleboro, VT, 1954-66; d. 1966

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Born 19 Apr. 1899 in Shrewsbury, VT; in Rutland, VT as child; with Estey firm of Brattleboro, VT, 1917-1956, head voicer, 20 years, superintendent of production, 7 years; operated firm after liquidation of Estey, c. 1950s; partner with John Wessel in Hewitt & Wessel of Brattleboro, VT, 1954-1966; died 5 Dec. 1966 in Brattleboro, VT.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Elroy E. Hewitt.


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