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Manufacturers Index - George W. Schock, Schock Machine Co.

George W. Schock, Schock Machine Co.
South Bend, IN, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Metal Working Machinery

Last Modified: Nov 26 2018 1:07PM by Jeff_Joslin
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By 1901 Geo. W. Schock was manufacturing drill presses. The business incorporated in 1905 as the Schock Machine Co. That business seems to have only survived for a year or so.

Information Sources

  • 1901 book South Bend and the Men who Have Made it.
    Mr. George W. Shock is a native of South Bend, having been born here September 30, 1859, the son of Jeremiah Shock and Caroline (Rule) Shock. Having a natural aptitude for the machinist's trade he soon became expert at designing and building special machinery of every description, and makes a speciality of this branch of work. He has designed and built machinery for every large enterprise in the city. He is at present building a special machine for the manufacture of punctureless bicycle tires for a large factory in New York. He has recently designed and built a machine for cancelling postage stamps on letters.the same having a capacity for running over 300 letters a minute. He makes all kinds of drill presses and does a large business. He was married in 1888 to Miss Lura R. Jaquith, of this city, and lives at No. 824 Colfax avenue.
  • 1905-10-26 The Iron Trade Review. "The Schock Machine Co., South Bend, Ind., has been incorporated with a capital stock of $20,000. The directors are: George W. Schock, Lura Schock and Olive Schock."