Sweden 1886–1906; Boston, Massachusetts, 1907-1917; Chicago, Illinois, 1918-25; South Beach, Connecticut, 1926; Philadelphia, 1927; Boston, 1933-1934; Philadelphia, St. Louis Misso
Born 4 April, 1886 in Lindome, Sweden; immigrated to the U.S., 1906; with The Ernest M. Skinner Organ Co. of Boston, Massachusetts, 1907-1917; with American Master Organ Co. firm of Warsaw, New York; with Wangerin-Weickhardt Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; with W. W. Kimball of Chicago, Illinois, 1918-1925, head of wiring department; with Welte-Mignon Corp. of South Beach, Connecticut, 1926, superintendent; with Wanamaker shop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one year; with Aeolian-Skinner of Boston, Massachusetts, 1933-1934, assistant superintendent; with Musical Research Products of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; with Kilgen firm of St. Louis, Missouri; died 16 March, 1935 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.Sources:
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