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Manufacturers Index - C. & C. Electric Motor Co.
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      C. & C. Electric Motor Co. was founded as a partnership between Charles G. Curtis and Francis B. Crocker sometime before 1886 to make Electric Motors for which they held patents for. About 1892, the partnership broke up with Curtis founding Curtis Electric Mfg. Co. and Crocker Crocker-Wheeler Electric Co.

      C. & C. ELECTRIC COMPANY'S SUCCESSOR, May 1909 —Announcement is made that the Garwood Electric Company, a new organization, has secured the exclusive right to manufacture the dynamos, motors and other appliances which were formerly manufactured by the C. & C. Electric Company. The new company has already begun business, and it will use the same factory, wilh the same designs, patterns and. tools, and with the same engineering staff and workmen as the old C. & C. Company. The C. & C. Company in its long career had, it is stated, put out 40,000 machines. The main office of the new organization will be at the works at Garwood, N. J., with branches at Company Building. Philadelphia. It is incorporated under the laws of New Jersey and is capitalized at $250,000.

      C & C Electric & Manufacturing Company, New York, N. Y., Oct 1912 — has purchased the good-will, patents and other assets of the Garwood Electric Company and will continue the manufacture of the special lines of electric apparatus developed by that company and by its' predecessor, the C & C Electric Company. Its specialties will include planer motors, newspaper press drives, electric welding sets, wireless equipments and slow-speed motors for modern steamheating and ventilating systems. The company will not manufacture machines of large capacity but will confine its energies to the manufacture and sale of its specialties. The officers of the new company are: Alexander Chandler, president; Edward D. Floyd, vice-president; Charles L. Hyde, treasurer. These, with John A. Montgomery and B. W. Johnson, constitute the board of directors. The capitalization consists of $250,000 cumulative preferred and $250,000 common stock and there is no bond issue or other lien on the property.

Information Sources

  • Modern Mechanism 1895, pgs 543-544
  • Electrical World 06 May 1909, pg 1122
  • Electric Railway Journal 26 Oct 1912, pg 934