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Distinction:

Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1919-1932; Boston, Massachusetts, 1932-1939.
Classification: Corporate Officer

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September 30, 2015:

See Ernest M. Skinner and Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.

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October 30, 2004:

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

Born July 31, 1874 in Lynn, Massachusetts; graduate of Harvard University, 1896; with Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Co.; with Revere Rubber Co., age 23, head chemist; with Diamond Rubber Co. of Akron, Ohio, age 24; with successor Goodrich Co., 1912, vice president and general manager; in World War I, chemical warfare department; with Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation, vice president; Curtiss Engineering Corporation, vice president and general manager.

Marks acquired majority interest in the Ernest M. Skinner firm of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1919; with successor firm, Aeolian-Skinner, 1932, president; died May 1, 1939 in Palm Beach, Florida.

Patent #2,004,168; June 11, 1935; pipe.

Source:

  • The Diapason October 1921, 3.
  • The Diapason January 1929, 6.
  • The Diapason June 1939, 1.
  • Dorothy Holden, The Life and Work of Ernest M. Skinner (Richmond, VA: The Organ Historical Society, 1985), 66.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 07, 2019.

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