George Benson


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Sales Manager
Company Name
Baldwin Piano Company

George Benson played trombone during school and studied piano during college.  It was during that time that he began working for a local music store.  He worked for Hoover Music in Jackson, Michigan and later for Schroeder Piano before James Mixter hired him as sales manager for the Baldwin Piano Company in Cincinnati, Ohio.  His territory for the company was large as it included Wyoming, South Dakota, Kansas, Colorado and parts of Missouri.