The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3271

Builder Identification

Briefly known as Charles Kilgen & Son. St. Louis, Missouri 1939-1943.

Additional Notes

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

    Briefly known as Charles Kilgen & Son; one of the two rival 'Kilgen' firms formed upon the liquidation of the George Kilgen & Son firm of St. Louis, MO, 1939; bankrupt, 1943.

    Staff: Carl Brandt; Hilary J. Burke; Leona Claiborne; Linville Endres; Charles Freeman; Virginia Fuch; Reuben Grant; Fay Harvey; Helen Harvey; Emil Hohreiter; Edward D. Holz; Albert Jarvis; William Johnson; Alfred G. Kilgen; Charles C. Kilgen, Jr.; George J. Kilgen; Walter Kouber; Ernest Kuhn; Anthony Lodes; Joseph Panus; Roy Phelps; Ann Schneider; Eddie M. Simmons; C. Albert Scholin; Anfine Soreson; Archie Uplinger; Viola Wadlow; Ben Wolken.

  • The other rival firm formed after the liquidation of George Kilgen & Son was E. R. Kilgen Organ Co. formed by Eugene Kilgen (brother of Charles)

Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by Kilgen Associates, Inc.


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