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BuilderID 3730

Builder Identification

from c.1900 - with Jesse Woodberry, Boston, MA; with James Cole, MA; with Hutchings-Votey, Boston; with Hope-Jones Organ Co. of Elmira, NY, c 1908; with Skinner firm, Boston.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Son of Anthony Linhares, nephew of John A. and Frank Linhares, cousin of Edmund Linhares; in U.S., age 3 (c. 1882); with Jesse Woodberry firm of Boston, MA [circa 19001]; with James Cole firm of MA [by 19062]; with Hutchings-Votey firm of Boston, MA [1907?-083]; with Hope-Jones Organ Co.4 of Elmira, NY, c. 1908, repair and rebuilding; with Skinner firm of Boston, MA, 8 years, erector.

    ED. NOTES:
    1) Woodberry started his own firm in 1900, and Linhares was 18 at that point.
    2) James Cole firm of Cole Church Organ Co. 1904/05?-1906, Cole was partner with Ernest Skinner in 1903, partner with James E. Treat in 1907
    3) Hutchings-Votey partnership dissolved 1908
    4) Hope-Jones firm closed in 1910.

  • For further information, see: James Woodberry, James Cole, Hutchings-Votey Organ Co., and Ernest M. Skinner

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by John E. Linhares.


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