EC&M incorporated


Publication: Daily Evening Bulletin

San Francisco, CA, United States
vol. 31, no. 70, p. 3, col. 4


Incorporation of an Electrical Construction Company.


The Electrical Construction and Maintenance Company yesterday filed its certificate of incorporation in the County Clerk's office. Objects: To carry on the business of manufacturing and dealing in all kinds of electrical machines and apparatus, electro-motors, telegraph instruments, signaling systems, electrical blasting apparatus, fuses and cordage; establishing systems of electrical fire alarms, burglar alarms, annunciators, etc; constructing private telegraphs, etc, etc. Capital stock, $100,000, divided into 1,000 shares. Trustees, George H. Mumford, James Gamble, George S. Ladd, and Stephen D. Field, who are the principal shareholders, having each 200 shares.

The object of the company is also to develop and bring before the public what may be called the domestic uses of electricity, and to afford to private citizens at cheap rates the benefits of the latest inventions in electrical instruments for houses, stores, hotels, banks and mines. The progress of science in this direction is greater than most people generally are aware of, and the low cost and perfect working of Combinations recently invented - some of them belonging exclusively to this Company, we understand - are such as to ensure their adoption. The new company will supply electrical blasting machinery, fire alarms, burglar alarms, and enumerators in hotels, private houses and banks; will build private lines, connecting houses and stores, and will engage to keep them always in good order, and guarantee their successful working. Some of the private telegraph instruments just invented require no previous instruction to operate them. Any child can do it, and can even send a message where there is no person at the other instrument to receive. With such machines and line always kept in order at a nominal expense, electricity will be a necessity of daily life.


Keywords:Electrical Construction & Maintenance Company
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: 
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:May 30, 2008 by: David Wiecek;