The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2929

Builder Identification

with Johnson firm Westfield, MA; with Steere & Turner Westfield, MA; operated firm in Westfield, MA, 1883; acquired Johnson firm of Westfield, MA, 1898; in Buffalo, NY, c. 1900; retired 1928

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 1 Oct. 1845 in Brimfield, MA; father of Walter E. and Harold E. Howard; with Johnson firm of Westfield, MA; with Steere & Turner of Westfield, MA; operated firm in Westfield, MA, 1883; acquired Johnson firm of Westfield, MA, 1898; in Buffalo, NY, c. 1900; in Springfield, MA; retired 1928; business acquired by Ernest M. Skinner; died 18 Mar. 1931 in Westfield, MA. Staff: J. R. McKay; George William Turner; Charles Willet. Patent #515,957; 6 Mar. 1894; pipe organ

Database Entries

There are 31 entries in the database that describe organs by Emmons Howard.


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