Could Anyone Please Help Me With This Hi-Hat....????

Dave in VA

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Hi Everyone....I collect drum pedal and Hi-hat foot boards and display them on the walls of my drum room. I just acquired this Hi-hat foot board and can find no info about Fred F. Kiemle except that he and W.F. Ludwig patented a snare for drums together in 1945. Does anyone know anything about this man?

Thanks in advance,
Dave in VA/FL
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If this is the guy you'll see marriage records in Indiana at the bottom of the page. I can't access them as I don't have an ancestry membership.

Conn was located in Elkhart so judging by the patent dates he may have worked for Conn and left to work for/with WFL when he got the Ludwig name back.

 

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Sleuth Squid, at your service!

Man, I'd like to know what snare drum came in that Reverb case.
 

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Maybe this is the guy's kid???

 


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