The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 4223

Builder Identification

Chicago, IL prior to 1917; Omaha, NE 1917; Des Moines, IA 1924; d

Additional Notes

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

    Service firm Omaha, NE; born 1892; Chicago, IL representative of Hall Organ Co. of New Haven, CT, until 1917; with Pitts Organ Co. of Omaha, NE, 1917; acquired organ shop of A. H. Blank Theatrical Enterprises of Des Moines, IA, c.1924/25; representative of Casavant firm of St. Hyacinthe, PQ, Canada; died March 1965, Des Moines, IA.

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

    Harry J. Milliman & Co. was a service firm in Omaha, Nebraska. Harry Milliman (born 1892) started out in Chicago, IL as a representative of the Hall Organ Co. of New Haven, CT, he was there until 1917. Moving that year, he joined the Pitts Organ Co. of Omaha, NE, in 1917. He acquired the organ shop of A. H. Blank Theatrical Enterprises of Des Moines, IA, around 1924 or '25. He continued to maintain organs for the theater chain but also for churches. He became a representative of the Casavant firm of St. Hyacinthe, PQ, Canada; most likely in the the late 1940s or early 1950s. Harry Milliman died in March of 1965 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Harry J. (& Co.) Milliman.


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