The Stewart Motor Corporation of Buffalo,
New York USA
The Stewart Motor Corporation
T. R. Lippard and R. G. Stewart, vice-president and general manager and
secretary and chief engineer, respectively, oi the Lippard-Stewart Motor Car
Co., 1738 Elmwood avenue, Buffalo, N. Y., withdrew from that organization June I
and have formed and financed the Stewart Motor Corporation, which will enter the
motor truck field. Mr. Lippard is president and general manager and Mr. Stewart
vice president and chief engineer .of the new concern. R. P. Lentz, for several
years connected with the London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co., is secretary
and treasurer, and Robert W. Ingersoll, recent manager of the Firestone Tire &.
Rubber Co. in Buffalo, will be sales manager.
The older company will continue operations in its plant on Elmwood avenue under
the direction of August Becker, president, and E. J. Barcalo, treasurer, who
have obtained full control through the withdrawal of Messrs. Lippard and
The new company has secured the plant recently vacated by the Niagara Machine &
Tool Works at the corner of Randall and Superior streets. It will be put into
condition for occupancy immediately. Orders for machinery, equipment, etc., are
now being placed from the temporary offices of the company at 1056 Ellicott
Square. Every possible effort is being made to start manufacture at the earliest
possible moment, so as to fill orders already secured for early fall delivery.
The company will manufacture light-capacity motor trucks at a moderate price.
The new product will be known as the Stewart truck, being named after Mr.
Messrs. Lippard and Stewart were connected with the Franklin company of Syracuse
for several years. They came to Buffalo about 1 1/2 years ago to start the
Lippard-Stewart company, whose cars are now being operated in many cities.
From:The Commercial Vehicle Aug 1912