Beardsley Electric

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The Beardsley Electric Co. filed its Articles of Incorporation with California’s Secretary of State in 1913. (Articles of Incorporation include information about a company’s directors and stockholders, place of business, purpose, term of incorporation, value of stock, and number of shares issued.)

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Beardsley Electric emblem. (source: John Lloyd)

The California-based Beardsley Electric Company proclaimed that it designed its electric cars for Pacific Coast roads and climate. The company targeted both male and female drivers with its advertising campaigns.

The company dealt in vehicle manufacture, sales and upkeep. By 1918, the Beardsley Co. was no longer an active corporation.

(source: Learn California)

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1914 Beardsley Electric ad. (source: Learn California)

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1913 Beardsley Electric car. (source: John Lloyd)

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