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Distinction:

John Henry Willcox, Boston (?) Active 1864-1872 with various firms; established J. H. Willcox & Co., 1869
Classification: Undetermined

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John Henry Willcox: Photograph from an archival source: The Tracker, Vol. 36, Number 4, 1992, pg. 13, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1870

April 04, 2021:

See detailed article by Barbara Owen in The Tracker, Vol. 36, Number 4, 1992.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on April 04, 2021.

October 28, 2015:

For further information, see:
E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings
Simmons & Willcox
J. H. Willcox & Co.
Hutchings, Plaisted & Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

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

Attended Yale and Trinity Colleges, 1849; organist in New York City, NY; organist in Boston, MA, 1852; with Hook firm of Boston 1854-1856 and 1862-1869; partner with George Fischer 1855/56; partner with William Simmons in Simmons & Willcox of Boston, MA, 1858-1861; established J. H. Willcox & Co., 1869; retired 1872, succeeded by Hutchings, Plaisted & Co..

Staff: George S. Hutchings, Mark H. Plaisted. [Built organ with Joel Butler c. 1860?]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Specs:

  • 44 Organs
  • 4 Divisions
  • 3 Consoles

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