The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 4173

Builder Identification

New York City NY, c.1840-1860; Brooklyn, New York 1860-1888

Additional Notes

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

    Father of Reed Midmer, Sr.; Born 1824 in Sussex, England; immigrated to U.S., c. 1840; apprenticed with Thomas Hall of New York City, New York; with Ferris & Stuart of New York City, foreman; established firm in Brooklyn, New York, 1860; partner with son, 1875; retired 1888; died 1895; succeeded by son.

  • For more information, See Main Entry Reuben Midmer & Son

    Reuben Midmer & Son was succeeded by two firms: Midmer-Losh, constructing new organs; and Midmer-Light, a service firm established by Reed Midmer, Jr. (grandson of Reuben Midmer) and James Light.

Database Entries

There are 4 entries in the database that describe organs by Reuben Midmer.


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