The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 68

Builder Identification

Bainbridge, Georgia, 1979; Millersville, Pennsylvania, c. 1980; Orlando, Florida 1980-82; Richmond, Virginia, since 1995.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed. by David Fox, (Organ Historical Society, 1997) —

    Partner with Larry Pruett in Alford-Pruett of Bainbridge, Georgia, 1979/1980; with the James McFarland firm of Millersville, Pennsylvania, c. 1980; service work, central Florida 1980s.

    Sources:

    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt
    • The Tracker 31:3, 30.
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  • From the OHS PC Database Builders Listing Editor, November 14, 2015 —

    Alford was partner with Larry Pruett in Alford-Pruett of Bainbridge Georgia in 1979/1980. Both were later with the James McFarland firm of Millersville, Pennsylvania, c. 1980. Alford attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida and did some service work in the central Florida area from late 1980 to 1982. Alford has been with Lewis and Hitchcock, Inc. of Richmond, Virginia since 1995, he and another long-time employee, DeWitt Long, became the owners in 2012. Richard Alford is currently (Nov 16, 2015) president of the firm.

    Source:

    • Telephone conversation with Richard Alford, November 16, 2015.

  • External Link: Lewis and Hitchcock, Inc company website.

Database Entries

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