Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, c. 1980s.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). —
Born in Leeds, England; apprentice with J. J. Binns Organ Co. in England; in World War II; with Standaart firm of Suffolk, Virginia, c. 1952; established Southeastern Organ Co. of Suffolk, Virginia, c. 1953; operated service firm in Richmond, Virginia, by mid-1950s; representative of the Casavant firm of St. Hyacinthe, PQ, Canada; in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia; died July 25, 1992 in Manakin, Virginia, age 73.