The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3055

Builder Identification

St. Louis, Missouri, 1873-1879; Chester, Illinois, 1879-1894; Washington, Iowa, 1895-1899; Burlington, Iowa, 1899-1912.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. —

    Born 1850/1851; in Chicago, Illinois; partner with Samuel Ellis in Ellis, Jackson & Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, 1873; partner with John Gallagher in Jackson & Gallagher of St. Louis, Missouri, 1876-1879; in Jackson Pipe Organ Co. of Chester, Illinois, 1879-1894; in Washington, Iowa, 1895 to 1899; with Burlington Organ Co. of Burlington, Iowa, 1899 to 1912; partner with L. and M. Shulman in Shulman-Jackson firm of Burlington, Iowa, 1912; established Jackson & Co. of Burlington, Iowa, 1913. Staff: Gustavus Schenkel.

    Patents held:

    • Patent #480,949; 16 Aug. 1892; pipe
    • Patent #520,924; 5 Jun. 1894; pipe organ
    • Patent #520,925; 5 Jun. 1894; combination stop action.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason, October 1912, 3.
    • The Diapason, Dec. 1913, 2.
    • Michael Friesen.
    • Stopped Diapason,: #29
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Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Richard Walter Jackson.


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