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Waterloo Body Corporation - 1919 dated Automotive Stock Certificate

Inv# AS1372   Stock
State(s): New York
Years: 1919
Color: Brown

Stock printed by Goes. Maker of carriages and buggies. The Waterloo Wagon Company had its beginnings in 1881, when William L. Pike moved the Pike & Walsh wagon-building company from Tully, New York. Early Waterloo investors in this business included Francis Bacon, Kendig & Story, Edwin Clark, George Clark, John Blake, Lawson R. Pierson, Alonzo H. Terwilliger, and Edward Fatzinger. One of Pike and Walsh’s partners in the Waterloo business was William N. Morrell, who learned the carriage manufacturing trade with his father and had worked for the Cunningham Carriage Co. in Rochester, NY.

The name of the company was changed to the Waterloo Body Corporation. Its first officers under that new name were elected on October 22, 1919. They were A.W. Frantz as president, T.E. Milliken as vice-president, C.E. Rupe as secretary, and John Kropf as treasurer. This new Waterloo Body Corporation produced many station wagon bodies. Waterloo’s suburbans were popular, and many were built for Ford Model T, TT and Dodge Bros. light truck chassis. Waterloo Bodies was listed as manufacturer of dump bodies in the Commercial Car Journal’s 1930 directory. Read more at

Condition: Excellent

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