Thomas B. Jeffery Company

A bicycle manufacturer in Kenosha, WI built this American Automobile from 1914 to 1917. Known as the Jeffery it was the product of The Thomas B. Jeffery. This company later became part of Nash Motors, American Motors and Chrysler. In the later 1800s Jeffery experimented with an American Automobile called the Rambler. The first Rambler was a highwheeler buggy type with tiller steering. From 1902 to 1908 Thomas Jeffery produced 1,000 of Ramblers for the American market. In 1910 the owner died and his two sons then rebranded the company and the Rambler under the Jeffery name in 1915. By 1917 Charles Nash purchased the Jeffery company and renames the company after himself.


1914 Jeffery Roadster
1914 Jeffery Roadster

Jeffery production included roadsters and touring cars. A three passenger Jeffery four roadster sold for $1,000. It was equipped with a four cylinder engine that developed 40 horsepower.


1914 Jeffery Touring Car
1914 Jeffery Touring Car

This 7 passenger touring car was equipped with a 48 horsepower four cylinder engine on a 128 inch wheelbase. It sold for $1038.

Other American automobiles beginning with the leter J

Jackson – Jackson Automobile Co. Jackson, MI 1903-1923
Jacquet Flyer – Jacquet Motor Corp. of America Belding, MI 1921
Jaeger – Jaeger Motor Car Co. Belleville, MI 1932-1933
James – J. & M. Motor Car Co. Laurenceburg, IN 1909
Jamieson – M. W. Jamison & Co. Flint, MI 1902
Janney – Janney Motor Co. Flint, MI 1906
Jarvis-Huntington – Jarvis Machinery & Supply Co. Huntington, WV 1912
Javelin (see American Motors)
Jaxon – The Jackson Automobile Co. Jackson, Michigan 1903
Jeannin – Jeannin Automobile Mfg Co. St. Louis, MO 1908-1909
Jeep – Kaiser-Jeep Corp. Toledo, OH 1963 to date
Jenkins – J.W. Jenkins Rochester, NY 1907
Jenkins – Jenkins Motor Car Co. Rochester, NY 1908-1912
Jewell – Forrest City Motor Co. Cleveland, OH 1906
Jewel – Forrest City Motor Co. Massillon, OH 1906-1909
Jewel – Jewel Motor Car Co. Massillon, OH 1909
Jewett – Paige-Detroit Motor Car Co. Detroit, MI 1923-1926
Johnsonmobile – Horton Johnson Inc. Highland Park, IL 1959
Jomar – Ray Saidel Manchester, NH 1954-1955
Jones – Jones Motor Car Co. Wichita, KS 1915-1920
Jones-Corbin – Jones-Corbin Co. Philadelphia, PA 1902-1903
Jones-Corbin – Jones-Corbin Automobile Co. Philadelphia, PA 1904-1907
Jonz – Jonz Auto Co. Beatrice, NE 1909-1910
Jonz – American Automobile Mfg Co. Beatrice, NE 1910
Jonz – American Automobile Mfg. OH Falls, IN 1911
Jordan – Jordan Motor Car Co. Inc. Cleveland, OH – 1916-1931
Julian – Julian Brown Syracuse, NY 1922