Martha Markowitz

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Martha Markowitz married her knight-in-shining-armor right after World War II. She soon helped him run the small organ company he started before the war. The Allen Organ Company has been a pioneering business in church organs and in digital technology for many decades. Although Jerome has passed away in 1991, the legacy of his innovations remain. His son, Steve Markowitz, runs the business today, which is currently the top producer and seller of church organs in the United States.

Interview Date: 
September 11, 2005
Date of Birth: 
March 6, 1922
Deceased Date: 
January 29, 2010
Job Title: 
Wife of the Founder
Allen Organ Company