Some people become confused by thinking that Model E, F, K, M, S, and T are distinct models. They are just one model with different body styles. The E, K, and S are runabouts; the F, M, and T are all other body styles.
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After the merger with Leland and Faulconer,
C. A. Black was the president of Cadillac
A. E. F. White was vice-president
Lemuel C. Bowen was Secreetary
William H. Murphy was treasurer
Wilfred Leland was assistant treasurer
Henry M. Leland was general manager
William E. Metzger was the sales manager
Frank Johnson was chief engineer until 1914
There were 156 units of Model D produced and 3556 units of the other models
After designing the one cylinder and Model D Cadillacs, Alanson Brush left Leland & Faulconer/Cadillac and extracted a lump sum and royalty payments for use of his patents. This action triggered a plan to purge Cadillac design of Brush influence.
Cadillac Automobile Co. and Leland & Faulconer merged in Oct., 1905 to form Cadillac Motor Car Co., Henry Leland became General Manager of the new company.
Maximum production capability one car every ten minutes of each ten hour working day.
Serial numbers were not used on any of these models. Engine numbers were stamped two places on crankcase.
Top, right edge of cylinder flange, near water outlet.
Right, front face, just below top cover.
(Blank spaces on patent plate are for additional patent dates, not engine number.)
1905 Automotive Notes
The automobile industry produced 24,250 cars and 750 trucks
Maxwell begins production with 2-cylinder models
Reo begins production
The Ariel car is air-cooled in winter and water-cooled in summer
Adams-Farwell features a 3-cylinder rotary engine
Oldsmobile includes a 2-cylinder touring model in its lineup
Overland leaves the single cylinder cars in favor of two- and four-cylinder models
Packard increases its 4-cylinder engine size to produce 28 bhp
Studebaker has a 20 bhp 4-cylinder car
The Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) is formed
The American Motor Car Manufacturers Association is formed