Boston, Massachusetts, 1920s; Merrick New York, 1929-31; Coral Gables, Florida, by 1941; Oakland, Florida, 1942-1988.
Born 1910 in Haverhill, Massachusetts; nephew of Harjung Tchakarian; apprentice to uncle, 1924; with Midmer-Losh of Merrick, New York, 1929-1931; active in southern U.S., service; retired 1979; died 24 Dec. 1988, in Oakland, Florida.Source:
Sam Hovsepian moved from Coral Gables, Florida to Oakland, Florida in 1942. He served as mayor of Oakland for six years.1 The West Orange Chamber of Commerce presents an annual "Sam Hovsepian Outstanding Citizen Award" in his memory.2
Hovsepian worked as an installer for Ernest Skinner in Florida. Working as an independent service technician in 1974, he installed parts of Skinner Opus 473, originally at Florida State University, in the Riverside Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida, augmenting Skinner Opus 533.3 See OHS Database ID 23112.
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