Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. WAgner Electric Corporation was an electric equipment manufacturing firm established in 1891 by Herbert Appleton Wagner and Ferdinand Schwedtmann (aka Francis Charles Schwedtman). THe company manufactured electric engines, electric motors and electric starters for early automobiles. THey also made electric lights and many other electric related products. IN 1909, Wagner Electric started manufacturing their first automotive headlamp bulbs.