BEL Company purchases Merchants Electric Light Company

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Electrical Review

New York, NY, United States
vol. 10, no. 6, p. 4, col. 2

Mr. Fred A. Gilbert, president of the Boston Electric Light Company, has added another to his already numerous and important electrical family. The purchase of the Merchants Electric Light Company is given in our Boston letter, where, by the way, it was predicted several weeks ago. Mr. Gilbert, as president of. the consolidated companies, is the executive head of one of the greatest organizations in the electric lighting field, and one that gives promise of most rapid development. The exclusive control of electric lighting in the valuable territory of the city of Boston is vested in able and experienced hands.


Keywords:Boston Electric Light Company
Researcher notes:It is possible that insulators embossed BEL CO. could have been made for the Boston Electric Lighting Co.
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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 13, 2009 by: Bob Stahr;